TO DETEST - [verb] to hate sb; dislike intensely; feel abhorrence of
Examples of use
They used to detest each other when they were younger, but two months ago everything changed. Now they behave like good old friends.
He is not a good boss. I don't know why, but he detests his own staff.
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