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aversion
used in Oryx and Crake

3 uses
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Definition
dislike that leads to avoidance
  • He thinks about adding a toothbrush, but he has an aversion to sticking a dead person's toothbrush into his mouth, so he takes only the toothpaste.
    p. 230.3
  • He could have put a bug in their room, taken in the whole show, but he had a strong aversion to that.
    p. 65.8
  • He shared a dorm suite — one cramped room either side, silverfish-ridden bathroom in the middle — with a fundamentalist vegan called Bernice, who had stringy hair held back with a wooden clip in the shape of a toucan and wore a succession of God's Gardeners T-shirts, which due to her aversion to chemical compounds such as underarm deodorants — stank even when freshly laundered.
    p. 189.1

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