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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOATHING

The lad was like a strippling Judas; his attitude filled Mortimer with loathing.

She threw in Beauchene's face all the contempt and loathing that she had felt for him for years.

The shoote is another distemper to which they are liable, and is attended with a violent cholic and the loathing of food.

We turn from it in loathing, and as we go we carry with us that from which we fly.

Can you not conceive the fear that was in me that you should shrink away from me in loathing?

That and the loathing on her face wounded his vanity for this beast was vain.

She considered him with eyes that held a loathing and contempt unutterable.

For a spell she stood there with horror and loathing of that renegade corsair in her soul.

She drew back another step, contempt and loathing in her face.

With a look of loathing the lad dropped on his knees to do as he was bidden.

WORD ORIGIN

"abhorrence," mid-14c., verbal noun from loathe.

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