repulsive

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  • She was the most repulsive-looking object the boys ever had looked upon. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in the Grand Canyon, by Frank Gee Patchin
  • In the end, one beautiful song cannot save a host of repulsive songs.
  • Then she told him what Repulsive had done and what he was trying to do. Cited from Legacy, by James H Schmitz
  • She was described as being repulsive and having only one eye, having lost the other in battle.
  • A man stood in front of him, whose appearance was very repulsive. Cited from The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2), by Alexandre Dumas (pere)
  • But let the cause be what it may, the fact stands out black and repulsive. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866, by Various
  • The circuit was named after food that white people considered to be repulsive.
  • He would have been repulsive if his face had not been so kindly and happy. Cited from My Antonia, by Willa Sibert Cather
  • This was the first time he made a rather repulsive impression on me.
  • The mere thought of his room at the hotel was repulsive to him. Cited from The Seventh Noon, by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • At the sight of his repulsive face the Emperor refused the golden rose. Cited from Myths and Legends of China, by E. T. C. Werner
  • Do you know, girls and boys, that long ago the cross was the most repulsive thing in the world? Cited from The Children's Six Minutes, by Bruce S. Wright
  • Even his mother hadn't thought anything so repulsive as that of these people. Cited from Bunker Bean, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I only know his public character, which was repulsive enough. Cited from The Woman in Black, by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  • The idea of killing, or being killed, in such a cause was very repulsive. Cited from The Giant of the North, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • She had not thought that jealousy could make a person half so repulsive. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • Thus dark fluid becomes a repulsive force, with the same effect as dark energy.
  • They arrived shortly; he more charming and she more repulsive than ever. Cited from The Fairy Book, by Dinah Maria Mulock (AKA Miss Mulock)
  • And he lived with a repulsive looking woman, in a little room he paid ten dollars a month for. Cited from An Outcast, by F. Colburn Adams
  • Let us awake as soon as possible to the repulsive machine quality of machine-made things. Cited from Fantasia of the Unconscious, by D. H. Lawrence
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Words starting with repulsive

Meaning of repulsive

  • adjective Possessing the ability to repel
    a repulsive force