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  • She seemed like an animal of another species, and there was instinctive repugnance on both sides.
  • Pray, pray, dear Richard, for my sake, and for your own, and in a natural repugnance for that source of trouble which had its share in making us both orphans when we were very young, pray, pray, let it go for ever.
  • "Now tell me," proceeds Allan, making a strong effort to overcome his repugnance, going very near to him, and leaning over him with an expression of confidence, "tell me how it came about that you left that house when the good young lady had been so unfortunate as to pity you and take you home."

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  • Her behavior is shocking and repugnant.
  • She does not further her cause with such irresponsible, insulting, and repugnant language.

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