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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdespicabledes‧pic‧a‧ble /dɪˈspɪkəbəl, ˈdespɪ-/ adjective  UNPLEASANTextremely bad, immoral, or cruel It’s despicable the way he treats those kids. a despicable act of terrorism a despicable crimedespicably adverb
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despicableAbusing a child is a despicable act.The first is purely despicable and the second is simply contemptible.Police say the man escaped across fields after what they said was a despicable attack.To pretend would be despicable - or would it?How could anyone believe such a low, despicable thing of her?It's despicable to make me admit it.She is using the most despicable word she can think of.despicable crimeCourtney must be stopped from carrying out more despicable crimes.
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