A Word A Day : detest
Saturday, 14th June 2008 : Today's Word is ...
1. to feel abhorrence of
2. to hate
3. to dislike intensely
Related Forms :
detester : noun
The heresy of Nestorius was detested in the Eastern churches.
God hath detested them with his own mouth.
Who dares think one thing, and another tell, My heart detests him as the gates of hell. --Pope.
She detests politicians.
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