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But no doubt the gang had thought caution to be the better part of hate.

He would only go away as soon as he had had enough of it, and hate him all the same!

For the moment at least, the man is open to influences from another source than his hate.

You are right; I do not feel the smallest inclination to hate him.

Folks say I'm prejudiced against em; but it isn't so—I hate 'em.

I am quick to love, and quick to hate and 'fore God I am loth to part.

The eyes glowed with the fires of a man's heart in a spasm of hate.

He looses his moral courage just as he comes to hate books and languages.

His hate was forgotten now in an emotion still deeper, and he turned to Mary.

It contrasts "foe and friend," just as the sonnet contrasts "love and hate."

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hatian "to hate," from Proto-Germanic *hatojanan (cf. Old Saxon haton, Old Norse hata, German hassen, Gothic hatan "to hate"), from PIE root *kad- "sorrow, hatred" (cf. Avestan sadra- "grief, sorrow, calamity," Greek kedos "care, trouble, sorrow," Welsh cas "pain, anger"). Related: Hated; hating. French haine (n.), hair (v.) are Germanic. Hate crime attested from 1988.

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