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detests

verb
present tense third-person singular of detest

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to dislike strongly
  • I detest pepperoni, and wouldn't eat it if you paid me!

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“Detests.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detests. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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