- (obsolete, transitive) To make odious or hateful.
- 1692–1717, Robert South, Twelve Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions, volume (please specify |volume=I to VI), 6th edition, London: […] J[ames] Bettenham, for Jonah Bowyer, […], published 1727, OCLC 21766567:
- he inflicts them for quite other Ends ; as partly to give the World fresh Demonstrations of his hatred of Sin , and partly to inodiate and inbitter Sin to the chastised Sinner
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(See the entry for inodiate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)