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(Definition of “detest” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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detestverb [ T ]

us /dɪˈtest/

to hate; dislike extremely:

She detested traveling in hot weather.

(Definition of “detest” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)