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Synonyms for repelling
re·pelling

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  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    filthy, noisome, fetid, nauseous, revolting, nauseating, marked-up, foul, implike, repellent, 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, loathly, unsavory, fouled, puckish, queasy, repellant

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive

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#140999smutty
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#227568noisome
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How to use repelling in a sentence?

  1. Carly Fiorina:

    Finally, I would say these Chinese cyberattacks are an act of aggression on the United States, and they must stop, it is also true that our government has to be more competent about detecting and repelling those attacks.

  2. Sediq Sediqqi:

    Security forces are repelling the Taliban attack on some parts of Kunduz city. Their top priority is to protect the civilians, as always the Taliban have taken positions in civilian areas.

  3. Amanda Madden:

    If people were magnets: I'd be the repelling pole.


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