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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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If you detest vegetables and love fruit, you may wonder if you can get your five daily servings from fruit alone.
Designers detest knobs and buttons cluttering their sleek dashboards.
He can desire and wish only what he judges advantageous for himself; he can not love pain nor detest pleasure.
And as men of learning are conservative in their sympathies, so they generally are fond of peace and detest war.
They pay their addresses to the same mistress; but they cordially detest each other.
The leaders mutually despise and detest one another, and universally endeavour to deceive and supplant each other.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
"I detest this voyage to Naples," he wrote to St. Vincent, two days before reaching the port.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
I know right well how you detest all letter-writing; I know, too, that you never waste your time.
I do detest fighting when sleepy; and I like to see my enemy, too.
THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Practically you detest me, but theoretically you love me à la Thinkright.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION