revulsion

All Noun
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  • The old fellow seemed beside himself; some strange revulsion had taken place within him. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. VIII, Ed. by Francke
  • In revulsion from himself, he takes the old man into his arms. Cited from The Art Of The Moving Picture, by Vachel Lindsay
  • And when the day had passed without event there were various revulsions of feeling. Cited from A History of American Christianity, by Leonard Woolsey Bacon
  • Fear had no part of his revulsion, but the break of his will. Cited from Red Fleece, by Will Levington Comfort
  • But a second later both came back to him as in a revulsion of feeling. Cited from Emily Fox-Seton, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Yet a revulsion, familiar to those who live by thought, passed over him. Cited from Lost Illusions, by Honore De Balzac [Tr.: Ellen Marriage]
  • When the company passes into the cold air, a sudden revulsion takes place. Cited from A Treatise on Domestic Economy, by Catherine Esther Beecher
  • I stood up, and stood back from her in a sudden revulsion of feeling. Cited from Under the Red Robe, by Stanley Weyman
  • He could not understand the strange feeling of revulsion which possessed him at such times. Cited from Jungle Tales of Tarzan,E. R. Burroughs
  • He looked at her, his eyes dark and swift, and he saw her revulsion. Cited from Women in Love, by D.H. Lawrence
  • He would, certainly, overcome her natural revulsion from what she had just heard. Cited from The Three Black Pennys, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • What a revulsion of feeling came over me at this sight! Cited from Miles Wallingford: Sequel to Afloat and Ashore, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • And never have I experienced a similar sense of revulsion from any human being. Cited from The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, by Sax Rohmer
  • He saw her turn from him, as if a revulsion of the old feeling swept her. Cited from Trail's End, by George W. Ogden
  • What horrible revulsions must have passed Across that spirit in those few last hours! Cited from A Roman Lawyer in Jerusalem, by W. W. Story
  • She must have been, to judge from the mere strength of the final revulsion. Cited from Philistia, by Grant Allen
  • Perhaps, the having done so with success, is followed by a revulsion. Cited from The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Charles Dickens
  • And then, with sudden revulsion he thought once more -- God help him! Cited from What's Bred In the Bone, by Grant Allen
  • Still more recently, however, a revulsion of opinion has taken place. Cited from The Mind and the Brain, by Alfred Binet
  • As soon as my eyes fell upon you, I experienced a powerful revulsion of feeling. Cited from Baron Trigault's Vengeance, by Emile Gaboriau
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