Loathful Loath"ful, a. 1. Full of loathing; hating; abhorring. ``Loathful eyes.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Causing a feeling of loathing; disgusting. [1913 Webster]

Above the reach of loathful, sinful lust. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • loathful — loath·ful …   English syllables

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  • Dislike — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dislike >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dislike dislike distaste disrelish disinclination displacency GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 reluctance reluctance Sgm: N 2 backwardness backwardness &c.(unwillingness) 603 …   English dictionary for students

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