Much as they detested having to make the phone call, both knew it was necessary.
Louis did not love his brothers, and he detested their policy, which without rendering him any service made his liberty and even his life precarious; yet, loath to condemn them to death, he vetoed the decree.
The king, himself a man of orderly life, detested him as a gambler and a rake.
4 Probably " the detested thing that causes horror " (mu' yipe') of Dan.
He detested the Russians, and surrounded himself with Holsteiners.