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hate

 
 
pronunciation:
heIt
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hates, hating, hated
definition: to dislike very strongly; detest.
The people hated the cruel king for allowing their children to die of starvation.
synonyms:
despise, detest, loathe
antonyms:
adore, like, love
similar words:
dislike
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derivation: hated (adj.)
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feeling hatred
similar to hate
some actions associated with hate
some broader categories that include hate
some descriptions of hate
some people associated with hate
some reactions to hate