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 for Hating
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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