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hold in contempt

hold
in
contempt
is an acrostic for hic.

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Google previewMarch's Thesaurus Dictionary (1925)

A Treasure House of Words and Knowledge by Francis Andrew March

To hold in contempt. Toss the head.

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

be contemptuous of, despise, contemn, scorn, disdain, feel contempt for; disregard, slight; not mind, pass by, look down upon; hold cheap, hold in contempt, think nothing of, think small beer of; underestimate; take no ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language (1906)

Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea; a Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words, Prepared Under the Supervision of Francis Andrew March ... and Francis Andrew March, Jr by Francis Andrew March

To hold in contempt. - Toss the head. Traiter de haut en bus [F.) To drag down in estimation; treat with contempt. Trample under too.) To treat with contempt. Trample upon. Tread upon. To set the foot on in contempt. Turn a cold shoulder upon.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)

by Richard Soule

Contemn, scorn, spurn, disdain, scout, slight, disregard, hold in contempt, look down upon. Despite, n. 1.

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

Bane / *A prodigy, a wonder inati Dread wiwini / winiwini Dread / *Dedicated to an atua, spell tfitawake Dread / Apprehension Waimate To hold in contempt whakahariharitae Disinclined ...

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