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repulsive -- as in: she found him repulsive
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  • If there really was something unpleasing and repulsive in his rather good-looking and imposing countenance, it was due to quite other causes.
  • And what if there can be no respect either, if on the contrary there is aversion, contempt, repulsion, what then?
  • Her voice was still musical and less thick than the others, she was young and not repulsive—the only one of the group.
  • When he found the old woman he had felt an insurmountable repulsion for her at the first glance, though he knew nothing special about her.
  • "Why are you lying like a log?" she shouted, looking at him with repulsion.
  • A new overwhelming sensation was gaining more and more mastery over him every moment; this was an immeasurable, almost physical, repulsion for everything surrounding him, an obstinate, malignant feeling of hatred.
  • The feeling of intense repulsion, which had begun to oppress and torture his heart while he was on his way to the old woman, had by now reached such a pitch and had taken such a definite form that he did not know what to do with himself to escape from his wretchedness.
  • Razumihin was more than ecstatic and Raskolnikov perceived it with repulsion.
  • Raskolnikov thought with repulsion.
  • But at the very moment, he was struck by the strangeness of his own frankness, and the eagerness with which he had made this explanation, though he had kept up all the preceding conversation with gloomy repulsion, obviously with a motive, from necessity.
  • I admit I’ve been disposed to that opinion myself, judging from your stupid, repulsive and quite inexplicable actions, and from your recent behavior to your mother and sister.
  • The latter forced himself to laugh, too, but when Porfiry, seeing that he was laughing, broke into such a guffaw that he turned almost crimson, Raskolnikov’s repulsion overcame all precaution; he left off laughing, scowled and stared with hatred at Porfiry, keeping his eyes fixed on him while his intentionally prolonged laughter lasted.

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  • The tribe elders find American culture as shown in Hollywood films to be immoral and repulsive.
  • She described some of his policy positions as repulsive.

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