What is another word for repellent?
Synonyms for repellent
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arrogant, austere, crabbed, disagreeable, displeasing, dreary, forbidding, gloomy, glum, grim, harsh, hateful, ill-humored, ill-natured, offensive, repelling, repulsive, unkind, unpleasant
agreeable, attractive, good-natured, kind, kindly, obliging, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable
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a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
pleasant, inoffensive, absorptive, absorbent
a chemical substance that repels animals
absorptive, inoffensive, absorbent, pleasant
the power to repel
"she knew many repellents to his advances"
absorptive, absorbent, inoffensive, pleasant
rebarbative, repellent, repellantadjective
serving or tending to repel
"he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness repellent"
loathly, repellant, disgustful, rebarbative, disgusting, resistant, yucky, wicked, revolting, loathsome, foul, distasteful, repelling, skanky
absorbent, pleasant, inoffensive, absorptive
disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yuckyadjective
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
"a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
filthy, noisome, fetid, nauseous, revolting, nauseating, marked-up, foul, implike, mischievous, arch, sickening, dirty, unsavoury, distasteful, offensive, cruddy, rebarbative, ill-scented, foetid, vile, severe, sinful, pixilated, disgustful, stinking, resistant, disgusting, afoul(ip), smelly, cheating(a), foul-smelling, loathsome, prankish, wicked, yucky, unsportsmanlike, unholy, skanky, nasty, unsporting, terrible, impish, funky, smutty, repelling, loathly, unsavory, fouled, puckish, queasy, repellant
inoffensive, pleasant, absorbent, absorptive
incapable of absorbing or mixing with
"a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
resistant, wicked, loathly, rebarbative, repelling, disgusting, loathsome, immune, resistive, revolting, distasteful, disgustful, tolerant, foul, yucky, skanky, repellant, insubordinate
absorbent, pleasant, absorptive, inoffensive
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How to use repellent in a sentence?
It's all about the absolute basics of personal hygiene. No windows open, full spray repellent and not putting yourself near water at night because that's when mosquitoes bite, in the slalom there is no stagnant water at all, it's crystal clear and chlorinated. But the sprint course is a natural lake in the middle of Rio so when the sun goes down, if you're there, there will be mosquitoes about.
We feel that the risk of Zika infection is low for an individual, and it is manageable, as long as individuals take appropriate personal protective measures, including the use of a mosquito repellent, including wearing clothing that prevents mosquito bites.
They act as a repellent to the sun’s rays, creating a physical barrier rather than a chemical one.
As we work to better understand what's causing AFM, parents can help protect their children by washing your hands, staying up to date on recommended vaccines and using insect repellent to prevent mosquito bites.
It has to be insect repellent that is actually shown to work. Things with DEET or picaridin or IR3535 are the recommended ones, according to the EPA and the CDC, essentially, you don't need to worry about Powassan if you don't get bit by a tick.
Translations for repellent
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- repel·lentCatalan, Valencian
- repulsivo, impermeable, repelenteSpanish
- hyönteiskarkote, kestävä, karkote, kuvottava, vastenmielinenFinnish
- ola ana-chuileagScottish Gaelic
- antipatică, antipatic, repulsiv, respingătorRomanian
- отвратительный, непроницаемый, отталкивающий, репеллентRussian
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