Know Your Next Word : detest

10. detest :

verb :

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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