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despise
used in Candide

2 uses
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Definition
to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • "The king's children in this country must be well brought up, since they are taught to despise gold and precious stones."
    Chapter 17 (60% in)
  • This obscure, whimsical, and disagreeable poem was despised upon its first publication, and I only treat it now as it was treated in its own country by contemporaries.
    Chapter 25 (82% in)

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