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use "despise" in a sentence

Peace reigned for millennia, but in time, the gods grew to despise the absent Primordials.

They despise members of the Tomas branch (mostly because of Thomas Cahill's betrayal of his sister, Katherine).

This led Cao and Wang to despise him, and they falsely accused him
tendentious effort to window-dress a despicable act of abject treachery and unexcusable perjury.

The leadership of the Italian Communist Party labelled the insurgents as counter-revolutionaries, and the party newspaper L'Unità referred to them as "thugs" and "despicable agents provocateurs".

Thus the term mos/mor- captures the ambiguity between the official Christian view of the practice as a despicable and self-indulgent "fashion", on the one hand, and the germanic institution sanctioned by ancient traditional "law", on the other hand.

Caesar then realizes the apes are just as despicable as the former slave-owners if they treat the humans as second class citizens.

For revealing details of these exclusions to the press a female sixth-former was expelled - writing a letter to parents, the Headmaster described her actions as despicable, "reprehensible" and "well beyond the pale".

Number Crunching Comparing numerical figures relating to a current event with others that make the event seem comical/bizarre/despicable.

He agrees and tells her, "you are a pathetic and despicable person, Lyn Scully" in which Lyn slyly replies "Yeah well, I learnt from the master." Yet he submitted to five years in prison rather than change his principles; and neither Henry nor Mary considered him by any means despicable.

This move was criticized by the party's legal spokesman David Coltart : "I cannot believe that the youths involved in these despicable acts acted independently.

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