Example sentences for: detest

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

  • The root sense of testimony , then, is `a laying of the testes on the evidence table' and of detest is to `hate to the extent of losing one's testicles.

  • Everyone seems to detest legal gambling--everyone, that is, except the public.

  • A story profiles Mark Willes, publisher of the Los Angeles Times . While journalists detest his eagerness to mix business and editorial (ad guys and editors work together to plan profitable special sections), this is nothing new in the newspaper world.

  • “You two are testimony enough for Fanny's culinary powers, although I do detest her slicing the bread so thick.

  • Testimony and detest are both based on Latin testis `witness, testicle.


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