How to use "despise" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "despise" in popular movie and book plots

  • Meanwhile, Samantha continues to torment Heather, who comes to despise her and fights back.  - The Woods (2006 film)
  • Lily's priest father, Harold (Danny Trejo), and brother, local cop Tanner (Dave Ortiz), both despise Jimmy, however.  - The Crow: Wicked Prayer
  • On ancient Gallifrey, the Great Mother, Cassandra, Provost Tepesh and Lady Ouida discuss why their groups despise Rassilon.  - Zagreus (audio drama)
  • Annie (Jane Lowry), Catherine's sister, moves in to help Catherine through her grief, but it is clear that Alice and Annie despise each other.  - Alice, Sweet Alice
  • He finds that the mask has grown to despise Vezon, and would happily abandon the madman in favor of a new, nobler guardian - Matoro.  - Bionicle Legends
  • Locals shun him and his family, and animals fear and despise him due to his odor.  - The Dunwich Horror
  • During this time he has been unable to tell his family about his dual role, so they believe he is a Communist and despise him.  - I Was a Communist for the FBI
  • The remaining pilots at first doubt and then despise the outmoded tactics but Rex refuses to alter them.  - Piece of Cake (novel)
  • All day long, he sees patients who express grievances, particularly rebellious teenagers who despise their parents.  - Neuf mois
  • Cliff grows to despise him.  - Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • Jack comes to despise Lewis for his irresponsible drunken nature.  - Armor (novel)
  • When the Bolsheviks capture the train on which they are traveling, she pretends to despise him.  - The Last Command (1928 film)
  • The trappers despise the miners, "diggers" as they call them, yet seem to like Packer’s horse.  - Cannibal! The Musical
  • Thomas, coming to despise his brother, sends him away, to protect his own and his business's reputation.  - Buddenbrooks
  • Vivian says she did it to keep it all from her father so he wouldn't despise his own daughters, and promises to have Carmen institutionalized.  - The Big Sleep
  • The narrator reflects on the epidemic and reaches the conclusion that there is more to admire than to despise in humans.  - The Plague

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