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despise
used in A Room With A View

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Definition
to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • In her chastened mood she no longer despised the Emersons.
    Chapter 2 (53% in)
  • But if she rushed into the fray herself she would be first censured, then despised, and finally ignored.
    Chapter 4 (7% in)
  • I represent all that he despises.
    Chapter 8 (58% in)
  • Of course, he despised the world as a whole; every thoughtful man should; it is almost a test of refinement.
    Chapter 8 (85% in)
  • Cecil had been hesitating whether he should despise the villas or despise Sir Harry for despising them.
    Chapter 9 (52% in)
  • Cecil had been hesitating whether he should despise the villas or despise Sir Harry for despising them.
    Chapter 9 (52% in)
  • Cecil had been hesitating whether he should despise the villas or despise Sir Harry for despising them.
    Chapter 9 (53% in)
  • When Mr. Honeychurch died, he had the satisfaction—which few honest solicitors despise—of leaving his family rooted in the best society obtainable.
    Chapter 10 (8% in)
  • He did not realize that Lucy had consecrated her environment by the thousand little civilities that create a tenderness in time, and that though her eyes saw its defects, her heart refused to despise it entirely.
    Chapter 10 (18% in)
  • We shall enter it when we no longer despise our bodies.
    Chapter 12 (25% in)
  • We despise the body less than women do.
    Chapter 12 (26% in)
  • Cecil despised their methods—perhaps rightly.
    Chapter 13 (56% in)
  • "However," said the girl, despising her cousin's shiftiness, "What's done's done.
    Chapter 16 (26% in)
  • You despise my mother—I know you do—because she's conventional and bothers over puddings; but, oh goodness!
    Chapter 17 (53% in)
  • Despise the house that your father built and the garden that he planted, and our dear view—and then share a flat with another girl.
    Chapter 19 (24% in)
  • You have to go cold into a battle that needs warmth, out into the muddle that you have made yourself; and your mother and all your friends will despise you, oh, my darling, and rightly, if it is ever right to despise.
    Chapter 19 (97% in)
  • You have to go cold into a battle that needs warmth, out into the muddle that you have made yourself; and your mother and all your friends will despise you, oh, my darling, and rightly, if it is ever right to despise.
    Chapter 19 (97% in)

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