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Word: odium

Definition: detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)


Sentences Containing 'odium'

No trade deserves more the full protection of the law, and no trade requires it so much; because no trade is so much exposed to popular odium.
The popular odium, however, which attends it in years of scarcity, the only years in which it can be very profitable, renders people of character and fortune averse to enter into it.

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