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 for dislike
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dislike \Dis*like"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disliked; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Disliking.]
     1. To regard with dislike or aversion; to disapprove; to
        disrelish.
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              Every nation dislikes an impost.      --Johnson.
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     2. To awaken dislike in; to displease. "Disliking
        countenance." --Marston. "It dislikes me." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dislike \dis*like"\, n.
     1. A feeling of positive and usually permanent aversion to
        something unpleasant, uncongenial, or offensive;
        disapprobation; repugnance; displeasure; disfavor; -- the
        opposite of liking or fondness.
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              God's grace . . . gives him continual dislike to
              sin.                                  --Hammond.
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              The hint malevolent, the look oblique,
              The obvious satire, or implied dislike. --Hannah
                                                    More.
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              We have spoken of the dislike of these excellent
              women for Sheridan and Fox.           --J. Morley.
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              His dislike of a particular kind of sensational
              stories.                              --A. W. Ward.
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     2. Discord; dissension. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
  
     Syn: Distaste; disinclination; disapprobation; disfavor;
          disaffection; displeasure; disrelish; aversion;
          reluctance; repugnance; disgust; antipathy. --
          Dislike, Aversion, Reluctance, Repugnance,
          Disgust, Antipathy. Dislike is the more general
          term, applicable to both persons and things and arising
          either from feeling or judgment. It may mean little more
          than want of positive liking; but antipathy, repugnance,
          disgust, and aversion are more intense phases of
          dislike. Aversion denotes a fixed and habitual dislike;
          as, an aversion to or for business. Reluctance and
          repugnance denote a mental strife or hostility something
          proposed (repugnance being the stronger); as, a
          reluctance to make the necessary sacrifices, and a
          repugnance to the submission required. Disgust is
          repugnance either of taste or moral feeling; as, a
          disgust at gross exhibitions of selfishness. Antipathy
          is primarily an instinctive feeling of dislike of a
          thing, such as most persons feel for a snake. When used
          figuratively, it denotes a correspondent dislike for
          certain persons, modes of acting, etc. Men have an
          aversion to what breaks in upon their habits; a
          reluctance and repugnance to what crosses their will; a
          disgust at what offends their sensibilities; and are
          often governed by antipathies for which they can give no
          good reason.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dislike
      n 1: an inclination to withhold approval from some person or
           group [syn: disfavor, disfavour, dislike,
           disapproval]
      2: a feeling of aversion or antipathy; "my dislike of him was
         instinctive" [ant: liking]
      v 1: have or feel a dislike or distaste for; "I really dislike
           this salesman" [ant: like]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  102 Moby Thesaurus words for "dislike":
     Anglophobia, Russophobia, abhor, abhorrence, abominate,
     abomination, angst, anguish, animosity, animus, antagonism,
     anti-Semitism, antipathy, anxiety, aversion, bad books,
     be hostile to, bigotry, boredom, cheerlessness, contemn, contempt,
     deprecation, despise, despitefulness, detest, detestation,
     disaffection, disapproval, disapprove of, discomfort, discomposure,
     discontent, disesteem, disfavor, disgust, disinclination,
     disliking, displeasure, disquiet, disrelish, dissatisfaction,
     distaste, dread, dullness, emptiness, ennui, execrate, execration,
     existential woe, flatness, grimness, hate, hatred, hostility,
     ill will, indisposition, inquietude, joylessness, lack of pleasure,
     loathe, loathing, malaise, malevolence, malice, malignity, mind,
     misandry, misanthropy, mislike, misogyny, nausea, nongratification,
     nonsatisfaction, not care for, odium, painfulness, prejudice,
     race hatred, racism, repugnance, savorlessness, scanner, scorn,
     spite, spitefulness, spleen, staleness, tastelessness, tediousness,
     tedium, turn from, uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness,
     unhappiness, unpleasure, unsatisfaction, vexation of spirit,
     vials of hate, vials of wrath, xenophobia
  
  

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