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odious

adjective

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causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
  • an odious and unforgivable insult

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“Odious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/odious. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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