to abide
/əˈbaɪd/
verb
(always negative) to tolerate someone or something
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admiration
/ˌædmɝˈeɪʃən/
noun
a feeling of much respect for and approval of someone or something
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to adore
/əˈdɔɹ/
verb
to love and respect someone very much
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acquired taste
/ɐkwˈaɪɚd tˈeɪst/
noun
something that one dislikes first but starts to like it with the passage of time
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allergic
/əˈɫɝdʒɪk/
adjective
characterized by a strong dislike or hatred toward someone
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anathema
/əˈnæθəmə/
noun
something that is gravely hated and disapproved of
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antipathetic
/ˌæntɪpɐθˈɛɾɪk/
adjective
having or showing extreme hatred or hostility toward someone
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antipathy
/ænˈtɪpəθi/
noun
a strong feeling of aversion, opposition, or dislike
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averse
/əˈvɝs/
adjective
Being strongly opposed to something or disliking it
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aversion
/əˈvɝʒən/
noun
a strong feeling of dislike toward someone or something
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to be sweet on
/biː swˈiːt ˈɑːn/
phrase
to like somebody very much in a romantic way
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to despise
/dɪˈspaɪz/
verb
to hate and have no respect for something or someone
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disgust
/dɪsˈɡəst/
noun
a strong feeling of distaste for someone or something
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to dislike
/dɪˈsɫaɪk/
verb
to not like a person or thing
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dislike
/dɪˈsɫaɪk/
noun
the feeling of not liking something or someone
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enamored
/ɛˈnæmɝd/
adjective
having a strong liking or admiration for something
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enemy
/ˈɛnəmi/
noun
someone who is against a person, or hates them
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faddiness
/fˈædɪnəs/
noun
the fact of having or showing unreasonable tendency or preference toward some things and not others, particularly food
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faddy
/fˈædi/
adjective
having or showing an unreasonable tendency to like some things and not others, particularly food
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to favor
/ˈfeɪvɝ/
verb
to prefer someone or something to an alternative
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favored
/ˈfeɪvɝd/
adjective
having characteristics or features that makes something or someone preferable
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finicky
/ˈfɪnəki/
adjective
demanding or showing an excessive care and attention to small details
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for one's liking
/fɔːɹ wˈʌnz lˈaɪkɪŋ/
phrase
in a way that is based on one's tastes or wishes
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frenemy
/fɹˈɛnəmi/
noun
a person who pretends to be a friend when in reality is one's rival or enemy
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give me something any day / time
/ɡˈɪv mˌiː sˈʌmθɪŋ ˌɛni dˈeɪ slˈæʃ tˈaɪm/
phrase
used to express one's preference to something or someone over other things
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to go for
/ɡˈoʊ fɔːɹ/
verb
to choose something among other things
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to go off
/ɡˌoʊ ˈɔf/
verb
to stop liking someone or something or lose interest in them or it
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to grow on
/ɡɹˈoʊ ˈɑːn/
verb
to gradually like something more and more
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grudge
/ˈɡɹədʒ/
noun
a deep feeling of anger and dislike toward someone because of what they did in the past
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to hate
/ˈheɪt/
verb
to really not like something or someone
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hate
/ˈheɪt/
noun
strong dislike for someone or something
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to hate the sight of sb/sth
/hˈeɪt ðə sˈaɪt ʌv ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
phrase
to be unable to tolerate someone or something because of one's hatred or hostility toward them
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to have a lot of time for
/hæv ɐ lˈɑːt ʌv tˈaɪm fɔːɹ/
phrase
to be really interested in someone or something
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to have against
/hæv ɐɡˈɛnst/
verb
(not used in the progressive tenses) to dislike somebody/something for a particular reason
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to have a sweet tooth
/hæv ɐ swˈiːt tˈuːθ/
phrase
to be attracted to food that contains a lot of sugar
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to have a thing for / about sb/sth
/hæv ɐ θˈɪŋ fɔːɹ slˈæʃ ɐbˈaʊt/
phrase
to be excessively obsessed with someone, especially in a way that seems strange or unreasonable
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to have no time for
/hæv nˈoʊ tˈaɪm fɔːɹ/
phrase
to refrain from involving someone or spending time with them
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to have no use for someone
/hæv nˈoʊ jˈuːs fɔːɹ sˈʌmwʌn/
phrase
to dislike or have no sense of respect for someone or something
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to have a soft spot for sb/sth
/hæv ɐ sˈɔft spˈɑːt fɔːɹ ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
phrase
to be particularly fond of someone or something
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