If there's one sort of man I detest more than another, it's a man who is sorry for himself.
Never had it seemed to her possible she could detest him as she did now.
I detest the reflection that I would have sacrificed your happiness to mine.
That there are people whom it is necessary to detest without compromise.
I adore having people come to see me, and I detest going to see them.
But I'd rather have been at a boarding-school in the country; I do so detest London.
As yet I do not detest you, but it is absolutely impossible to love you.
I detest them; and my positive orders to my pupils are, never to wear them in the house.
"Jones, indeed,—I can tell you they detest Jones," said a young fellow.
I suppose you are right, boy, but I detest this kind of a life.