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- adj. Full of dislike; malign; disagreeable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of dislike; disaffected; malign; disagreeable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of dislike; disaffected; disagreeable.
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When a man's or a woman's vanity is so great that it instinctively and instantly levies on all within reach -- demanding incense -- nothing can be so dislikeful as a bearing which refuses to swing the censer.
"Well, -- suppose it had pleased God to cast my lot some whither, that the daily work I had to do was mighty dislikeful to me; and some other maiden that I knew, had that to do withal which I would have loved dearly: -- were it ill for me to wish that my business had been like hers?"
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