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I am of opinion that pumping a leaky ship is the most detestable work in the world.
The man must have been a detestable hypocrite, I think, had he not shown his vexation.
Kill me if thou wilt, detestable Huron; I will go no further.
The rest of this detestable thought was expressed by a hideous smile.
She was blameless, of course, but he was detestable beyond all count.
Wretch that I was to harbour that detestable idea for a moment!
No; these telegraph poles are ugly and detestable, they are inhuman and indecent.
They are a detestable persecution when a minority promotes them.
Above the general din he heard the detestable voice of the turnkey.
The drug is not always an evil, but the doctor is detestable.