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despise

de·spise

despise

 
 
pronunciation:
dih spaIz
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part of speech: verb
inflections: despised, despises, despising
definition: to hate or scorn.
I despise anyone who is mean to animals.
synonyms:
detest, hate, loathe, scorn
antonyms:
adore, appreciate, esteem
similar words:
dislike
derivation: despiser (n.)
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