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In 1998, Hodges re-emerged practically from the ether with Croupier, in which Clive Owen gives a sterling performance as a coolly ambitious aspiring writer who, in order to make a living, returns to a line of work he both detests and excels at.
Shanghai’s detested social life was forgotten, as were the constant pressures to conform to etiquette, the responsibilities of clandestine activities, and the unnecessary worries about my son … I was no longer afraid.’The Mom Who Stole the Blueprints for the Atomic Bomb (The Freakonomics Radio Book Club Ep. 11)|Sarah Lyall|September 25, 2021|Freakonomics
She said she was undaunted and in fact eager to repair the reputation of a much-detested agency essential to the country’s operation.Margaret Richardson, IRS commissioner during Clinton’s first term, dies at 78|Adam Bernstein|July 13, 2021|Washington Post
If you detest vegetables and love fruit, you may wonder if you can get your five daily servings from fruit alone.Which fruits and vegetables don’t count toward your ‘5 a day’? New study has answers.|Cara Rosenbloom|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Designers detest knobs and buttons cluttering their sleek dashboards.Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is an important leap into the future|Dan Carney|February 12, 2021|Popular-Science
It stands, in short, for everything a leftist should detest.Meet Stephen F. Cohen, Vladimir Putin's Best Friend in the American Media|Cathy Young|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That gives you, I think, a very vivid example of the way in which some intellectuals detest democracy.The Politics of Literature: An interview with Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa|Michael Moynihan|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I absolutely detest the investment banking industry,” he says.
In a Fox News survey, and that network knows its Republicans, they dislike her as thoroughly as they detest Obama.Nancy Pelosi Becoming House Speaker Again Would Be Sweet Justice|Robert Shrum|April 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I do not hate the Palestinians, but I detest most of their leaders and their political culture.
He can desire and wish only what he judges advantageous for himself; he can not love pain nor detest pleasure.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
And as men of learning are conservative in their sympathies, so they generally are fond of peace and detest war.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
They pay their addresses to the same mistress; but they cordially detest each other.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The leaders mutually despise and detest one another, and universally endeavour to deceive and supplant each other.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
"I detest this voyage to Naples," he wrote to St. Vincent, two days before reaching the port.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan