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Related / Similar Words: repellent, disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky, rebarbative

 

Definition:
  • the power to repel; "she knew many repellents to his advances";
  • a chemical substance that repels animals;
  • a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water;
  • highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench";
  • serving or tending to repel; "he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness repellent";

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    Hyponyms: insectifuge, insect repellent, insect repellant

     

    Derivational Morphology: repel, repulse

     

     
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