despise

[ dih-spahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF despise

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESPISE

How charmingly might you and I live together, and despise them all!

How will he despise what he can grasp, for the sake of the dim glory that eludes him!

A broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

I have no enmity to these ladies; I only despise them, or rather, their follies and their faults.

Of this at least be sure—I hate you, I despise you, but I fear you not at all.

For many reasons we may be disgusted with life, but for none may we despise it.

The Prigs who despise the people are often loaded with lands and crowned.

Do not despise us if we still secretly believe a little in the black man.

I should despise him if he broke it; but can I love him for keeping it?

Why, you must despise him: you must hate him, if you can, and run away from him—But whither?

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