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repulsive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Physics
repulsivere‧pul‧sive /rɪˈpʌlsɪv/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 UNPLEASANTextremely unpleasant, in a way that almost makes you feel sick syn revolting, disgusting 🔊 Many people find slugs repulsive.2 technicalHP repulsive forces push objects away from each otherrepulsively adverbrepulsiveness noun [uncountable]
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repulsiveBaine's tale is both intriguing and repulsive.Delia was frightened of the operation, because afterwards she knew she would look repulsive.She found her husband Sidney sexually repulsive.Constance found him repulsive and she knew immediately that he was dangerous.He has hairy nostrils and repulsive furniture.Gleeson was so repulsive that surely no-one would be interested in him.The patient's disease was so terrible that his own skin was repulsive to him.The very idea is repulsive to the notions of privacy surrounding the marriage relationship.His apostasy was repulsive to the Xerox people.
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