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despise

verb /diˈspaiz/
to look upon with scorn and contempt
despreciar
I know he despises me for leaving him for another man.
to refuse to have, use etc; to scorn
desdeñar, despreciar
She despises all forms of violence.
despicable /diˈspikəbl/ adjective contemptible, worthless and deserving to be despised
despreciable, desdeñable
His behaviour/behavior was despicable.
despicably adverb
de manera despreciable, de manera infame, vilmente
He treated her despicably.
(Definition of despise from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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