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 for detestation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Detestation \Det`es*ta"tion\ (?; 277), n. [L. detestatio: cf. F.
     d['e]testation.]
     The act of detesting; extreme hatred or dislike; abhorrence;
     loathing.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           We are heartily agreed in our detestation of civil war.
                                                    --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  detestation
      n 1: hate coupled with disgust [syn: abhorrence,
           abomination, detestation, execration, loathing,
           odium]

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