Oh, she is detestable!
"A Modern Tomboy" by L. T. Meade
They kept themselves sternly blind to the fact that I detest with equal vigor broth and old women.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
If there's anything I do detest, it's a coquette!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866" by Various
He detested the winter greatly.
"Debts of Honor" by Maurus Jókai
Dread detestation and treachery embittered every mind: even the humane yielded to the general sentiment.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
I have such a fellow feeling for her, for I always detest grammar.
"Red Rose and Tiger Lily" by L. T. Meade
He detested flattery laid on too thick.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
Madame, the mother of the Regent, early discovered the character of this detestable man.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847" by Various
In return for which graceful attention Dickie most cordially detested him.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Detesting the sandwiches as I do, I find A. E. Barrett a good excuse for keeping away.
"Once a Week" by Alan Alexander Milne
As a shipwrecked sailor hates the sea,
Or a juggler hates a shove,
As a hostess detests unexpected guests,
That's how much you I love.
"To My Valentine" by Ogden Nash
“Emma! dear!” I cried in gladness,
“Take me too beneath the sod;
Leave me not to pine in sadness,
Here on earth’s detested clod.”
"The Violet-Gatherer (From The Danish Of Oehlenslaeger)" by George Borrow
Brave men, we know, detest him so
They scarce can wait the word to go:
But they know better than the rest
The bravest soldier waits the best.
"‘ Frustration’" by A P Herbert
Oh! beautiful maidens, refrain
From that vile, detestable stuff!
Never poison your dear lips again
With filthy street-sweepings - called snuff.
"To The Fair" by Anonymous Americas
"Nought comes to me except those ghosts detested,
Phantoms of Wrong and Pain;
But whatsoe'er Affection hath invested,
The eternal years retain.
"Solemn Voices" by Thomas Buchanan Read
Worse than a serpent, pride detest ;
Who soars too high, shall be deprest :
Disgrace attends the haughty stride,
And sudden slips the foot of pride.
"Godly Exhortations To A Child " by Rees Prichard
Every generation has its particularly detested music genres: rock 'n' roll, disco, punk, hair metal, rap, nü-metal.
Eleven years ago our nation was attacked by people who detest our freedom.
As the third of four children, I suffer from a fair bit of middle-child syndrome and tend to detest sibling comparisons.
Any hope he just doesn't like the hideous leaf blowers we all detest.
Detestable tantrums no substitute for sledging.
I detest waiting in lines.
It could have been at a very young age when I detested milk.
Later he says he detests the Kochs, Karl Rove, Fox News, etc and says he hates their politics.
Cuba to ease travel restrictions, eliminate widely detested exit visa requirement .
1692 – At the Salem Witch Trials, Bridget Bishop is hanged for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries" (More info).
Cuba to ease travel restrictions, eliminate widely detested exit visa requirement.
I normally detest the wind, but this year is different.
Fall into that nebulous 'Normal American Woman Size' that legions of fashion stylists detest.
I usually detest gory films.
Camel toe , oh camel toe , let me count the ways I detest thee.