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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrevulsionre‧vul‧sion /rɪˈvʌlʃən/ noun [uncountable]  DISGUSTINGa strong feeling of shock and very strong dislike syn disgust, → revolt News of the atrocities produced a wave of anger and revulsion.
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revulsionI was overwhelmed by grief and revulsion such as I had never known before.A little boy had died and, as a mother, I felt horror and revulsion.Foley expressed revulsion at the killings.Holly was unable to hide her revulsion at what she had just read.Many of Mahathir's opponents believed that Anwar's arrest and trial would precipitate nationwide revulsion in the November 1999 elections.Yet, coupled with this sensual joy throughout Walden, there is a running under current of revulsion for the body.Colette works at marshalling our feelings of revulsion at this voracious creature who has almost killed the poor box thorn.What we are now seeing is a public revulsion against violence in society.His tenderness was replaced at first by a shuddering revulsion.It is when she feels compassion, rather than revulsion, for the salamander and kisses him that the spell breaks.
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