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loathe
used in Tom Jones

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Definition
hate, detest, or intensely dislike
  • —No, that most detested, most loathsome of all lots would I embrace.
    Book 16 (18% in)
  • Mr Pope, however, very luckily found them in the said play, and, laying violent hands on his own property, transferred it back again into his own works; and, for a further punishment, imprisoned the said Moore in the loathsome dungeon of the Dunciad, where his unhappy memory now remains, and eternally will remain, as a proper punishment for such his unjust dealings in the poetical trade.
    Book 12 (4% in)

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