One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the boys hate each other’
loathe, detest, dislike greatly, abhor, abominate, despise, execrate, feel aversion towards, feel revulsion towards, feel hostile towards, be repelled by, be revolted by, regard with disgust, not be able to bear, not be able to stand, be unable to stomach, find intolerable, shudder at, recoil from, shrink from
informal hate someone's guts
2‘I hate to bother you’
be sorry, be reluctant, be loath, be unwilling, be disinclined
regret, dislike, not like, hesitate
1‘feelings of hate and revenge’
loathing, hatred, detestation, dislike, distaste, abhorrence, abomination, execration, resentment, aversion, hostility, ill will, ill feeling, bad feeling
enmity, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, animus, revulsion, disgust, contempt, repugnance, odium, rancour
2‘Richard's pet hate is filling in his tax returns’
bugbear, bane, bogey, bugaboo, pet aversion, thorn in one's flesh, thorn in one's side, bane of one's life
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