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used in The Two Towers

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hate, detest, or intensely dislike
  • Before he could conceal it, they saw through the mask the anguish of a mind in doubt, loathing to stay and dreading to leave its refuge.
    3.10 — Book 3 Chapter 10 — The Voice of Saruman (59% in)
  • Dreadful as the Dead Marshes had been, and the arid moors of the Noman-lands, more loathsome far was the country that the crawling day now slowly unveiled to his shrinking eyes.
    4.2 — Book 4 Chapter 2 — The Passage of the Marshes (75% in)
  • For his works fill the heart with loathing; but my heart was filled with grief and pity.
    4.5 — Book 4 Chapter 5 — The Window on the West (22% in)
  • Every step was reluctant, and time seemed to slow its pace. so that between the raising of a foot and the setting of it down minutes of loathing passed.
    4.8 — Book 4 Chapter 8 — The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (7% in)
  • Figures stood there at its head, carven with cunning in forms human and bestial, but all corrupt and loathsome.
    4.8 — Book 4 Chapter 8 — The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (9% in)

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