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Two months later, Pre died in a car crash, tragically denying him the opportunity to witness the phasing out of the amateur system he so despised.
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These are questions he seems to despise, queries that demand he talk about himself.
WASHINGTON’S PLAYOFF HOPES HINGE COMPLETELY ON GETTING BACK THE STEADY HAND OF ALEX SMITHLES CARPENTERDECEMBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON POST
You have to at least signal that you’re an “analytics” guy even if you despise it.
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So the man who despised nursing homes became an accountant for them, using his skills to understand the institutional forces that led to his grandmother not getting care.
HE WANTED TO FIX RURAL AMERICA’S BROKEN NURSING HOMES. NOW, TAXPAYERS MAY BE ON THE HOOK FOR $76 MILLION.BY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSSEPTEMBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
Many people will simply refuse to test themselves or their children even if the test is free, harmless, and available at home—after all, some people despise masks and social distancing.
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I find myself chained to the foot of a woman, my noble Cornelia would despise!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He professed both to abominate and despise all mystery, refinement, and intrigue, either in a prince or a minister.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
It was a fatal error, for though the Spanish people might despise their King, they were intensely proud of their nationality.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It is not written for grave people who despise trifles and who always require to be instructed.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Your hostess may suppose you despise her fare, if you appear so very choice, or eat too sparingly.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DESPISE

  • despise
  • detest
  • disfavor
  • distaste
  • hate
  • loathe
  • mislike
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