My life had hitherto been remarkably secluded and domestic, and this had given me invincible repugnance to new countenances.
I feared the vengeance of the disappointed fiend, yet I was unable to overcome my repugnance to the task which was enjoined me.
He could not help regarding my exclamation as a presumption of my guilt and said in rather a severe tone, "I should have thought, young man, that the presence of your father would have been welcome instead of inspiring such violent repugnance."
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Her behavior is shocking and repugnant.
She does not further her cause with such irresponsible, insulting, and repugnant language.