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
So many people of wealth and power have paid for and put up with so much architecture they (detest) as within our blessed borders.
Prince Philip, who has always detested the Duchess of York, may never be in a forgiving mood.
Longtime dictator Porfirio Diaz, a friend of foreign investors but detested by his people, was forced to abdicate.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pressed Mr. Trump to abandon an arrangement that the Israeli leader has always detested.
So that drivers detest Talladega is understandable.
Texas’ powerful oil and gas sector detests the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard, which mandates that transportation fuel contain a certain quantity of renewable fuels.
There are those who detest your unique form of agitation and see it as some sort of corporate shake-down.
Generally, people detest the feeling of being a sucker.
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Origin and Etymology of detest
have it in for;
Synonym Discussion of detest
- hated the enemy with a passion
- detests cowards
- a crime abhorred by all
- abominates all forms of violence
- loathed the mere sight of them
DETEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of detest for English Language Learners
: to dislike (someone or something) very strongly
DETEST Defined for Kids
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