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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishodiouso‧di‧ous /ˈəʊdiəs $ ˈoʊ-/ adjective formal  UNPLEASANTextremely unpleasant syn horrible an odious little manodiously adverb
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odiousHe is the son of a man whose values are odious.The taking of hostages is an odious crime.Are such truths inherently odious or destructive?And in this respect we are not able to see that these privileges are especially odious or objectionable.The odious pair are simultaneously cajoling and menacing: Ferdinand must remake himself in their image, or else.Virginia closed her eyes for a second, fighting this odious revelation.Where had the odious senior, Boden, gone, somewhere among those broken, enfolding walls?the odious task of scrubbing floors
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