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English verb: detest

1. detest (emotion) dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards


SamplesI hate Mexican food.
She detests politicians.


ExamplesSam cannot detest Sue , Sam and Sue detest the movie


Synonymshate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)dislike


Narrower (hyponym)abhor, abominate, contemn, despise, disdain, execrate, loathe, scorn


Antonymslove









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