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used in Catch-22

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extremely unpleasant, disgusting, dislikable, or worthy of hate
  • It was an odious, alien, distasteful name, that just did not inspire confidence.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (10% in)
  • Actually, he had risen already to ex-corporal, having shot through the ranks shortly after his transfer to Twenty-seventh Air Force Headquarters as a mail clerk and been busted right down to private for making odious audible comparisons about the commissioned officers for whom he worked.
    Chapter 12 — Bologna (29% in)
  • Those who spied drops of him on their limbs or torsos drew back with terror and revulsion, as though trying to shrink away from their own odious skins.
    Chapter 30 — Dunbar (87% in)
  • It really is odious and certainly will offend your conscience.
    Chapter 40 — Catch-22 (45% in)
  • 'Odious,' Colonel Korn agreed amiably, and waited, watching Yossarian patiently with a glimmer of private delight.
    Chapter 40 — Catch-22 (85% in)
  • 'Odious,' Yossarian answered, staring up woodenly at the ceiling with just the back of his head resting on the pillow.
    Chapter 41 — Snowden (39% in)
  • I think "odious" is the word we decided on.
    Chapter 41 — Snowden (39% in)
  • It's an odious deal.'
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (4% in)
  • Danby, don't you think it's odious?
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (4% in)
  • 'Yes, I suppose it is odious,' he conceded with reluctance.
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (5% in)

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