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Word: loathe

Definition: detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell


Sentences Containing 'loathe'

Established scientists are often loathe to switch to an open-source model, according to one view.
He would always manage to have a rusty bolt to scrub while his boat tarried at our town, and he would sit on the inside guard and scrub it, where we could all see him and envy him and loathe him.
In "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo", she tries to resolve offended feelings towards the public school Christmas play by having a play created that makes no references to any religion or religious holiday, resulting in an esoteric production that all the townspeople loathe.
It is a grim, disturbing and sometimes funny view of a very small, very special segment of upper-middle-class American life", but "Variety" said "a lot of people are not going to understand this film; many will loathe it; others will be moved deeply.
Loathe to leave his life on the Amazon, however, he spends a long period of time evading those who wish to return him to England.
Now am I the enemy of Amadis of Gaul and of the whole countless troop of his descendants; odious to me now are all the profane stories of knight-errantry; now I perceive my folly, and the peril into which reading them brought me; now, by God's mercy schooled into my right senses, I loathe them."
Sullavan had mixed emotions about a return to acting and her depression soon became clear to everyone: "I loathe acting", she said on the very day she started rehearsals.
The people of Ishikawa Prefecture have until recently believed that the "tengu" loathe mackerel, and have used this fish as a charm against kidnappings and hauntings by the mischievous spirits.
``I have already told you,''answered the abbe,``that I loathe the idea of shedding blood.''

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