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loathe
used in Black Like Me

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Definition
hate, detest, or intensely dislike
  • She answered rudely and glared at me with such loathing I knew I was receiving what the Negroes call "the hate stare."
  • The white man continued to stare, his mouth twisted with loathing as he turned his head to watch me move away.
  • But since racism always hides under a respectable guise—usually the guise of patriotism and religion—a great many people loathed us for knocking holes in these respectable guises.

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