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used in To the Lighthouse

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extremely unpleasant, disgusting, dislikable, or worthy of hate
  • Odious little man, thought Mrs. Ramsay, why go on saying that?
    1 — The Window (10% in)
  • Yes, he did say disagreeable things, Mrs. Ramsay admitted; it was odious of him to rub this in, and make James still more disappointed; but at the same time, she would not let them laugh at him.
    1 — The Window (2% in)
  • This going to the Lighthouse was a passion of his, she saw, and then, as if her husband had not said enough, with his caustic saying that it would not be fine tomorrow, this odious little man went and rubbed it in all over again.
    1 — The Window (10% in)
  • She remembered that iniquity of his wife's towards him, which had made her turn to steel and adamant there, in the horrible little room in St John's Wood, when with her own eyes she had seen that odious woman turn him out of the house.
    1 — The Window (31% in)
  • She said, in her odious way, "Now, Mrs. Ramsay and I want to have a little talk together," and Mrs. Ramsay could see, as if before her eyes, the innumerable miseries of his life.
    1 — The Window (31% in)

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