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

  Hate \Hate\ (h[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hated; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Hating.] [OE. haten, hatien, AS. hatian; akin to OS.
     hatan, hat[=o]n to be hostile to, D. haten to hate, OHG.
     hazz[=e]n, hazz[=o]n, G. hassen, Icel. & Sw. hata, Dan. hade,
     Goth. hatan, hatjan. [root]36. Cf. Hate, n., Heinous.]
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     1. To have a great aversion to, with a strong desire that
        evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is
        directed; to dislike intensely; to detest; as, to hate
        one's enemies; to hate hypocrisy.
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              Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer. --1 John
                                                    iii. 15.
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     2. To be very unwilling; followed by an infinitive, or a
        substantive clause with that; as, to hate to get into
        debt; to hate that anything should be wasted.
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              I hate that he should linger here.    --Tennyson.
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     3. (Script.) To love less, relatively. --Luke xiv. 26.
     Syn: To Hate, Abhor, Detest, Abominate, Loathe.
     Usage: Hate is the generic word, and implies that one is
            inflamed with extreme dislike. We abhor what is deeply
            repugnant to our sensibilities or feelings. We detest
            what contradicts so utterly our principles and moral
            sentiments that we feel bound to lift up our voice
            against it. What we abominate does equal violence to
            our moral and religious sentiments. What we loathe is
            offensive to our own nature, and excites unmingled
            disgust. Our Savior is said to have hated the deeds of
            the Nicolaitanes; his language shows that he loathed
            the lukewarmness of the Laodiceans; he detested the
            hypocrisy of the scribes and Pharisees; he abhorred
            the suggestions of the tempter in the wilderness.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hate \Hate\, n. [OE. hate, hete, AS. hete; akin to D. haat, G.
     hass, Icel. hatr, SW. hat, Dan. had, Goth. hatis. Cf. Hate,
     Strong aversion coupled with desire that evil should befall
     the person toward whom the feeling is directed; as exercised
     toward things, intense dislike; hatred; detestation; --
     opposed to love.
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           For in a wink the false love turns to hate. --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so
           strong that it demands action [syn: hate, hatred] [ant:
      v 1: dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards; "I
           hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians" [syn: hate,
           detest] [ant: love]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  119 Moby Thesaurus words for "hate":
     abhor, abhorrence, abhorrent, abominable, abominate, abomination,
     accursed, acrimonious, allergy, anathema, animosity, animus,
     antagonism, antipathy, aversion, be all heart, be down on,
     be hostile to, bear a grudge, bear ill will, bear malice,
     belligerence, bete noire, bitchy, bitter, black, blasphemous,
     catty, clash, clashing, cold sweat, collision, conflict, contemn,
     contemptible, contention, creeping flesh, damnable, deprecate,
     despicable, despise, despiteful, despitefulness, detest,
     detestable, detestation, disapprove, disapprove of, disdain,
     disfavor, disgust, dislike, disrelish, distasteful, distressing,
     enmity, evil, execrable, execrate, execration, foul, friction,
     hateful, hatred, have deep feelings, hold in abomination,
     hold it against, horrid, horror, hostility, ill will, ill-natured,
     infamous, loathe, loathing, love, malevolence, malevolent, malice,
     malign, malignity, mean, mislike, mortal horror, nasty, nausea,
     not care for, obnoxious, odious, odium, opprobrious, owe a grudge,
     peeve, pet peeve, phobia, quarrelsomeness, rancor, repellent,
     reprehensible, repugnance, repulsion, repulsive, resent, resentful,
     resist, revulsion, scorn, scurvy, shrink from, shudder at,
     shuddering, spite, spiteful, spitefulness, trouble, unspeakable,
     utterly detest, vicious, vile

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