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Definitionvery unpleasant or causing disgust
- All the light and graceful foliage of her character had been withered up by this red-hot brand, and had long ago fallen away, leaving a bare and harsh outline, which might have been repulsive had she possessed friends or companions to be repelled by it.Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (50% in)
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