detestation

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  • I have seen and felt enough to make me regard it with detestation. Cited from Fifteen Years in Hell, by Luther Benson
  • Because of that my detestation of him became a personal, active thing. Cited from Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Johnson thinks it strange that any man should use such language without self-detestation. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V2 of 4
  • She has the greatest detestation to all young men, and only likes old people. Cited from The Miser, by Jean-Baptiste Poquelin
  • Still he did not hold the youth in the same utter detestation as before. Cited from The Truce of God, by George Henry Miles
  • I had seen enough to make me regard it with detestation. Cited from Caleb Williams, by William Godwin
  • And she said it with her eyes on fire with detestation. Cited from Alcatraz, by Max Brand
  • As a matter of fact, instead of winning our admiration they have drawn our detestation. Cited from Raemaekers' Cartoons, by Louis Raemaekers
  • And with his rage against the man came more and more detestation of the crime itself. Cited from The Devil's Garden, by W. B. Maxwell
  • Their lyrics usually focus on deep detestation of both human nature and the Christian belief system.
  • Her detestation of him softens as she too begins to fall in love.
  • Here it is a business of serious danger and general detestation. Cited from Anna St. Ives, by Thomas Holcroft
  • I looked at her with detestation in my eyes. Cited from The Strolling Saint, by Rafael Sabatini
  • I cannot find a phrase to express the detestation that filled me as I looked at her. Cited from Dr. Dumany's Wife, by Mor Jokai
  • In their detestation of one crime they committed a worse one. Cited from A Short History of Russia, by Mary Platt Parmele
  • He showed his detestation for the name by being as rude as he could to those who bore it. Cited from The Life of George Borrow, by Herbert Jenkins
  • That he acquired a detestation of the relative is a certain fact. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 64, February, 1863, by Various
  • For that reason alone she was a thing of detestation. Cited from The Parts Men Play, by Arthur Beverley Baxter
  • Had he forgotten his grandfather, that fell look, that voice of intense detestation? Cited from Coningsby, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • My opinion, my detestation of the gaming table, has always been, and must always be, the same. Cited from Vivian Grey, by The Earl of Beaconsfield
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