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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
- adjective Hated; viewed with scorn.
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- adjective treated with contempt
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Old Ivy had said that the cows were all that stood between them and the fate of others who had, through misfortune, accepted the title despised by the quality.
Just because Griffin despised ISS doesn't mean that building more sophisticated science, human stations and infrastructure in Earth orbit shouldn't be a part of the space policy for this Administration.
Nevertheless, to compare any of Stickley's masterpieces in this show with the many inferior "Mission" imitations that Stickley despised is to understand why his work is not just so highly valued by so many today, but also so deeply loved.
Darwinism is despised by many Chrisitians because Darwin despised Christianity, and that is a tough barrier for any TE to overcome.
Even the term catalysis which, after being for long misunderstood, nay despised, is now back in favour, we owe to
At the same time let us remember the Japanese Prime Minister, Tojo, who, although not well-known or so universally hated and despised, is no less potent a force for evil than his two more notorious colleagues.
Your designs are known, and the authority you have despised is now roused to punish.
It was in despised Galilee that He first and most publicly exercised His ministry; from it were most of His apostles.
Note, Grace despised is grace forfeited, like Esau's birthright.
The best way for ministers to avoid being despised is to teach and practise the things that are given them in charge.