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
But it also was done quietly, so as not to annoy the Chinese government, which detests publicity about human rights cases.
Now, 100 years later, the European Union is taking the first steps toward getting rid of the time change beloved by some and detested by others, reports Shoshana Wodinsky at the Verge.
And for a woman who detests groupthink, Owens revels in the power of a horde.
Many Nicaraguans loved him at some points in his career and detested him at others.
The Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, widely known as MEK, is an exiled Iranian opposition group detested by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
One of the saxophonist Kirk Whalum’s earliest memories is of hearing beautiful music in the black Baptist church where his father pastored, and detesting it.
Jack Osbourne is revealing why his father Ozzy detested appearing on their family’s reality show The Osbournes.
Rather, the dramedy seems to lightly poke fun at the systems working to ruin Plum’s self esteem, while also taking her self-hatred at obvious face value, as if everyone who looks like Plum detests their body.
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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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