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despise
used in Do You Speak American?

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Definition
to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • Kennedy's accent soon became part of his television charm, but LBJ's Texas speech was openly despised, especially by Kennedy people.
    four — This Ain't Your Mama's South Anymore (92% in)
  • Cucaracha is old Mexican slang for poor and despised.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (9% in)
  • From Paris, where he had long exiled himself to escape racial friction, James Baldwin wrote to the Mew York Times: "A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (55% in)

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