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used in Gone with the Wind

7 uses
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very unpleasant or causing disgust
  • Something of repulsion, buried deep beneath her cold thinking, stirred faintly and then was stilled.
    4.32 (36% in)
  • 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.
    3.21 (2% in)
  • But the idea of returning to that room where she had spent so many nightmare hours was repulsive to her.
    3.23 (3% in)
  • Pick cotton?" cried Scarlett aghast, as if Grandma had been suggesting some repulsive crime.
    3.26 (58% in)
  • Now that the repulsive word had been said, she felt somehow easier and hope awoke in her again.
    4.34 (81% in)
  • It had all been one of his repulsive drunken jests.
    5.54 (84% in)
  • 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.
    5.55 (11% in)

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