Predicate: detest

Roleset id: detest.01 , hate strongly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

detest.01: DETEST-V NOTES: Frames file for 'detest' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 31.2, Framenet entry Experiencer subj. (from detest.01-v predicate notes)


detest (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: experiencer (vnrole: 31.2-experiencer)
        Arg1-PAG: target or hatred (vnrole: 31.2-stimulus)

Example: pretty simple

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        But small business, which [*T*-1] generally detests government-mandated benefits, has taken note of the growing number of close votes.

        Arg0: [*T*-1]
        Argm-rcl: which -> small business
        Argm-adv: generally
        Rel: detests
        Arg1: government-mandated benefits

Predicate: detestable

Roleset id: detestable.02 , worthy of being hated, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

detestable.02: DETESTABLE-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-7, relation to 'detest'. (from detestable.01-j)


detestable (j.)Praiseworthiness


        Arg0-PAG: hater
        Arg1-PPT: hated

Example: arg1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Post a lousy photo , then bark around like a berserk dog , and then support yourself and exasperate 1.3 billion Chinese people , you American henchman are detestable to the point of being a bit cute !

        Arg1: you American henchman
        Rel: detestable
        Argm-ext: to the point of being a bit cute