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used in Beloved

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very unpleasant or causing disgust
  • When he stood up from the supper table at 124 and turned toward the stairs, nausea was first, then repulsion.
    One (76% in)
  • She was accustomed to the knowledge that nobody prayed for her—but this free floating repulsion was new.
    One (83% in)
  • And afterward, beached and gobbling air, in the midst of repulsion and personal shame, he was thankful too for having been escorted to some ocean-deep place he once belonged to.
    Three (71% in)

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