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Word: loathe

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


Sentences Containing 'loathe'

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.
``I have already told you,''answered the abbe,``that I loathe the idea of shedding blood.''
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."

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