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detest

verb [T not continuous] uk   /dɪˈtest/ us  
to hate someone or something very much: I detest any kind of cruelty. [+ -ing verb] I detest having to get up when it's dark outside. her detested older brother
detestation
noun [U] uk   /ˌdiː.tesˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  
Translations of “detest”
in Korean 혐오하다…
in Arabic يَمْقُت, يُبْغِض…
in French détester…
in Turkish iğrenmek, tiksinmek, nefret etmek…
in Italian detestare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憎恨,厭惡,討厭…
in Russian ненавидеть…
in Polish nie cierpieć, nienawidzić…
in Spanish detestar, odiar…
in Portuguese detestar…
in German verabscheuen…
in Catalan detestar…
in Japanese (人、物)を憎む…
in Chinese (Simplified) 憎恨,厌恶,讨厌…
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