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despises

verb
present tense third-person singular of despise

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1 to dislike strongly
  • I despise anchovies on pizza, and I refuse to eat them!

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2 to ignore in a disrespectful manner
  • a traitor hated and despised by the whole community

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“Despises.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/despises. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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