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despicable

adjective uk   /dɪˈspɪk.ə.bl̩/ us  
very unpleasant or bad, causing strong feelings of dislike: despicable behaviour He's a despicable human being! It was despicable of her to lie about her friend.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
despicably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
I think you behaved despicably.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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