This girl detests broccoli.
When you really, really don't like someone, this is an example of detest.
Origin of detestFrench détester from Classical Latin detestari, to curse by calling the gods to witness, execrate, detest from de-, down + testari, to witness from testis, a witness: see testify
transitive verbde·test·ed, de·test·ing, de·tests
Origin of detestFrench détester from Latin dētestārī to curse dē- de- testārī to invoke ( from testis witness ; see trei- in Indo-European roots.)
(third-person singular simple present detests, present participle detesting, simple past and past participle detested)
- This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing).