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What is one to say about June? The time of perfect young summer, the fulfilment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.

Gertrude Jekyll
A swarm of bees in May
Is worth a load of hay;
A swarm of bees in June
Is worth a silver spoon;
A swarm of bees in July
Is not worth a fly.
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Want to learn some verb and adjective similar to hate,dislike

My feeling about a place change continuously. From not interested, to don't like, then hate. But I don't know any more words to express. Can you teach me more about this words. In different degree. From most light to most strong?

Please give me some example?

Sometimes, I only know the verb, such as dislike, hate. Sometimes, a adjective, such as hostile. a noun, such as hatred.

I also want to ask how to use these word in a sentence, but it may be too greedy. I think I will ask that next time.

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  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,046 mod
    Hate: abhor, detest, loath, can't stand, can't abide... The word 'dislike' is perhaps the least strong here.

    @hardpeople do you use a computer and do you have Word? This has a very useful thesaurus. Otherwise I am sure there must be phone apps.

    A thesaurus is a very handy way to find words that mean the same thing. It's a very useful tool to extend your vocabulary.
  • hardpeoplehardpeople Posts: 33 ✭✭
    @mheredge Thank you for your remind. I used word for many year and didn't know that there is a thesaurus function. I have tried it now, it is very useful.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,046 mod
    Word's grammar check isn't always 100% but this can be quite helpful too (it's part of the review function ).
  • despise is rather strong, but not to the level of hating (more precisely means something like "to consider of few/no worth")
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,046 mod
    Despise can have the sense of looking down at something, disliking it maybe with an air of condescension.
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