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despise
used in Killing Kennedy

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Definition
to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • And on a much more personal level, he must negotiate the animus between Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Johnson, who despise each other.
    p. 13.2
  • The former general is at the very top of the list of people whom Oswald despises.
    p. 158.0
  • And he knows that he will soon get a call from a man he despises.
    p. 278.1

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