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    repellent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word repellent

    (noun) a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    Synonyms : repellant
    (noun) a chemical substance that repels animals
    Synonyms : repellant
    (noun) the power to repel
    Synonyms : repellant
    Example Sentence
    • she knew many repellents to his advances
    (adj) serving or tending to repel
    Synonyms : rebarbative , repellant
    Example Sentence
    • he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful
    • I find his obsequiousness repellent
    (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
    (adj) incapable of absorbing or mixing with
    Synonyms : resistant
    Example Sentence
    • a water-repellent fabric
    • plastic highly resistant to steam and water
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All Out: Mosquito repellent.

we know that repel means to " drive away"....repellent is the adj. form of repel...means " driving away" ....nearly having the same meaning :)

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