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    repellant

    repellant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word repellant

    Definition
    (noun) a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    Synonyms : repellent
    Definition
    (noun) a chemical substance that repels animals
    Synonyms : repellent
    Definition
    (noun) the power to repel
    Synonyms : repellent
    Example Sentence
    • she knew many repellents to his advances
    Definition
    (adj) serving or tending to repel
    Synonyms : rebarbative , repellent
    Example Sentence
    • he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful
    • I find his obsequiousness repellent
    Definition
    (adj) highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    Example Sentence
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
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