loathe

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loathe

verb abhor, be repulsed by, detest, dislike, dislike intensely, harbor hostility toward, harbor ill will tooard, hate, have a strong distaste toward, have animus tooard, have antagonism toward, have antipathy toward, have aversion to, have enmity toward, have ill feeling tooard, have malevolence toward, possess hostility toward
References in classic literature ?
But - I say - do you really think she loathes me, Cole?
For ten months I've loathed it all, I've loathed the work, I've loathed the office, I loathe Loudon.
From now, henceforth, the name and fame of Norman of Torn shall grow in the land, until even the King shall tremble when he hears it, and shall hate and loathe ye as I have even taught ye to hate and loathe him.
Summary: Artist David Hockney has said he loathes the Labour Government for introducing the smoking ban.
After forty years of marriage, a husband loathes his wife more and more.
He is a decent man carrying a load of family guilt and conflicted about his father, whom he loathes but feels he should try to love somehow.