Example sentences for: detested

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

  • The hottest celebrity in America is a TV star with no discernible talent who is 66 years old--that's 462 in TV years--whose partner is the most detested woman on television, and whose claims to fame are an evening game show that no one wins ( Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?

  • A comment piece in the Independent of London Wednesday said that Barak has come to power "with the immense advantage of succeeding Benjamin Netanyahu, who, in three years, became the most widely detested Israeli leader at home and abroad since the formation of the state.

  • The Alexanders, middle-class black leaders who were uncomfortable with street protest, detested Moore.

  • By 1968, that annus horribilis when Johnson cracked from the pressure of mediating an increasingly centripetal Democratic Party and Kennedy fell to an assassin's bullet, two political ideal-types had solidified: a "silent majority" who supported Johnson's war on Vietnam and voted in Richard Nixon, and a "new class" of liberal professionals and youth who supported Johnson's war on poverty but detested everything Richard Nixon represented.

  • loyal to my own music for fifty years though I detested snare drums and tap dancing, just as I do those singers now who hold their left fists in the air while holding the microphone

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