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Emotional WeightPlay
Use 'repulsive' to convey a strong emotional reaction of disgust or distaste. SlideThe repulsive taste of spoiled milk made her gag.
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Negative JudgementPlay
Indicates moral or aesthetic disapproval when describing behavior, appearance or ideas. SlideBullying is a repulsive behavior that must be stopped.
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Descriptive ImageryPlay
Use 'repulsive' to create a vivid image that elicits disgust in the reader or listener. SlideGarbage bags piled on the street corner were a repulsive sight.