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Crime and Punishment
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  • And what if there can be no respect either, if on the contrary there is aversion, contempt, repulsion, what then?
  • A few paces beyond the last market garden stood a tavern, a big tavern, which had always aroused in him a feeling of aversion, even of fear, when he walked by it with his father.
  • In spite of the momentary desire he had just been feeling for company of any sort, on being actually spoken to he felt immediately his habitual irritable and uneasy aversion for any stranger who approached or attempted to approach him.
  • "You are always thinking of something unpleasant," he cried with aversion.
  • Will you answer for it that Avdotya Romanovna regarded me with aversion?
  • With all Avdotya Romanovna’s natural aversion and in spite of my invariably gloomy and repellent aspect—she did at least feel pity for me, pity for a lost soul.

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  • Our older staff tend to have an aversion to change.
  • Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
    Samuel Johnson

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