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repulsive -- as in: she found him repulsive
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Something of repulsion, buried deep beneath her cold thinking, stirred faintly and then was stilled.
  • The heavy hominy stuck in her throat like glue and never before had the mixture of parched corn and ground-up yams that passed for coffee been so repulsive.
  • But the idea of returning to that room where she had spent so many nightmare hours was repulsive to her.
  • Now that the repulsive word had been said, she felt somehow easier and hope awoke in her again.
  • And, for her penance, there would be the dreadful sight of Melanie’s face changing from fond love and trust to incredulous horror and repulsion.
  • It had all been one of his repulsive drunken jests.
  • Pick cotton?" cried Scarlett aghast, as if Grandma had been suggesting some repulsive crime.

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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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