Example sentences for: despises

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

  • That, of course, is the kind of bottom-line thinking Beatty says he despises.

  • She hates "harmonious," disdains "fragrant," and despises "dense," which she says "doesn't mean exactly anything."

  • There is so little intimacy between father and daughter that Catherine's life-changing realization that Sloper despises her is old news.

  • Framed by a dystopic post-World War II South Africa--where the economy has moved from rural to urban, Afrikaner nationalists have risen to power, and apartheid is testing its wings--the story airs these larger happenings through the muggy lives of its young protagonist (the book spans years 10 through 13) and his family: his father, a nonpracticing attorney whom he despises; his mother, who is too close to him and to whom he is too close; and a younger brother, who he suspects may, at heart, be normal.

  • But Rodgers did tell Lewis that he despises Amelio because Amelio supported Clinton, so it is Rodgers' mistake, not our author's, that we are correcting.

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