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detestation

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1 a very strong dislike
  • a congenital detestation of injustice, which drove her to become an activist for civil rights

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2 something or someone that is hated
  • the family's pickiest eater is quite vehement in expressing his feelings about boiled cabbage, a particular detestation of his

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“Detestation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detestation. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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