Examples of detest in a Sentence
I detest pepperoni, and wouldn't eat it if you paid me!
Recent Examples of detest from the Web
As Merkel and Trump palpably detest each other, and as the animus of the British public puts Trump’s planned state visit to the United Kingdom on semi-permanent hold, Macron may come to be seen as America’s link to Europe.
His problem is his problems: the drinking and substance abuse, the terrible life decisions, the fact that so many people detest him.
And much of the Washington media, which detests Donald Trump, has served as the left's echo chamber.
Much as Trump voters may detest insiders, the president’s ability to enact his agenda now rests on Ryan and McConnell.
Jessica Jones just wants the fight to be over, takes no joy in it and detests every part of the act, even the build up.
This religious strain scorns other faiths, detests Shiite Muslims, and praises jihad.
Many of our closest allies detest this administration . .
Ahn is closer to the center than Moon, and has been getting support from some conservatives disappointed by Park but who detest Moon.
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Origin and Etymology of detest
Synonym Discussion of detest
DETEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of detest for English Language Learners
: to dislike (someone or something) very strongly
DETEST Defined for Kids
Definition of detest for Students
: to dislike very much
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