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hate

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2 something or someone that is hated

  • the Alaska pipeline is a pet hate of environmentalists
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hate

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to dislike strongly

  • she hates her job, she hates her friends, and she hates her life!
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have it in for

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hate, detest, abhor, abominate, loathe mean to feel strong aversion or intense dislike for. hate implies an emotional aversion often coupled with enmity or malice.
    • hated the enemy with a passion
detest suggests violent antipathy.
    • detests cowards
abhor implies a deep often shuddering repugnance.
    • a crime abhorred by all
abominate suggests strong detestation and often moral condemnation.
    • abominates all forms of violence
loathe implies utter disgust and intolerance.
    • loathed the mere sight of them


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