Example sentences for: despise

How can you use “despise” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Clinton's bad behavior throughout the Flytrap scandal--especially his smug refusal to confess to perjury during the impeachment proceedings--made him easy to despise.

  • The Palestinian spin: We held off to avoid scaring Israeli voters, which might have helped re-elect right-wing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whom we despise for sabotaging the peace process.

  • It was the start of the feeling, right or wrong, of generational bonding, and of boomer exceptionalism, which Gen-Xers so despise ...

  • I have long dream'd of such a kind of man, So surfeit-swell'd, so old and so profane; But, being awaked, I do despise my dream.

  • I despise bad art, hypocrisy and other forms of dishonesty and, in general, execrate any policy or behavior that interferes with the rights and freedoms of others.

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