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

  Loathe \Loathe\, v. i.
     To feel disgust or nausea. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loathe \Loathe\ (l[=o][th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Loathed
     (l[=o][th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Loathing.] [AS. l[=a][eth]ian
     to hate. See Loath.]
     1. To feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for.
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              Loathing the honeyed cakes, I Ionged for bread.
                                                    --Cowley.
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     2. To dislike greatly; to abhor; to hate; to detest.
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              The secret which I loathe.            --Waller.
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              She loathes the vital sir.            --Dryden.
  
     Syn: To hate; abhor; detest; abominate. See Hate.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  loathe
      v 1: find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
           [syn: abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  22 Moby Thesaurus words for "loathe":
     abhor, abominate, be hostile to, decline, despise, detest,
     disapprove of, disfavor, dislike, disrelish, execrate, hate,
     hold in abomination, mislike, not care for, refuse, reject,
     repudiate, shrink from, shudder at, spurn, utterly detest
  
  

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