In a Fox News survey, and that network knows its Republicans, they dislike her as thoroughly as they detest Obama.
They detest the Republican Party almost as much as the Democratic Party.
It stands, in short, for everything a leftist should detest.
I do not hate the Palestinians, but I detest most of their leaders and their political culture.
Let me be clear: I detest Hamas, as much for what it does to Palestinians as for what it does to Israelis.
He dislikes me now, when we are married it will be worse, a year hence he will detest me altogether and tell you so, perhaps.'
If there's one sort of man I detest more than another, it's a man who is sorry for himself.
It is beastly to be indebted for a favor to a man you detest.
Never had it seemed to her possible she could detest him as she did now.
She must have beauty of figure as well as of face, as I detest our dumpy type of German women.
early 15c., "to curse, to call God to witness and abhor," from Middle French détester, from Latin detestari "to curse, execrate, abominate, express abhorrence for," literally "denounce with one's testimony," from de- "from, down" (see de-) + testari "be a witness," from testis "witness" (see testament). Related: Detested; detesting.