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used in Burned by Ellen Hopkins

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to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • I'm trying hard to despise Dad for what he did to me.
  • Easy enough come Sunday to find things to despise, starting with Bishop Crandall, sitting up front, defining at least three of my favorite swear words.

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