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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
abhorrent, abominable, base, beastly, below contempt, beneath contempt, complaining, contemptible, crude, despicable, detestable, diamagnetic, disagreeable, disgusting, disputatious, disputing, dissentient, dissenting, distasteful, execrable, fetid, forbidding, foul, fractious, fulsome, gross, hateful, heinous, ignoble, invidious, loathsome, malodorous, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, noncooperative, noxious, objecting, objectionable, obnoxious, obscene, obstructive, odious, of opposite polarity, offensive, on the barricades, proof against, protesting, rebarbative, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, reluctant, renitent, repelling, repugnant, repulsive, resistant, resisting, resistive, retardant, retardative, revolting, revulsive, sickening, stinking, uncongenial, uncooperative, ungenial, unsubmissive, unsympathetic, unyielding, up in arms, vile, withstanding
Dictionary Results for repellent:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: serving or tending to repel; "he became rebarbative and
           prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness
           repellent" [syn: rebarbative, repellent, repellant]
    2: 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" [syn: disgusting, disgustful,
       distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent,
       repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked,
    3: incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent
       fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water" [syn:
       repellent, resistant]
    n 1: a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
         [syn: repellent, repellant]
    2: a chemical substance that repels animals [syn: repellent,
    3: the power to repel; "she knew many repellents to his
       advances" [syn: repellent, repellant]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Repellent \Re*pel"lent\ (-lent), a. [L. repellens, -entis, p.
   pr. ]
   Driving back; able or tending to repel.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Repellent \Re*pel"lent\, n.
   1. That which repels.
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   2. (Med.) A remedy to repel from a tumefied part the fluids
      which render it tumid. --Dunglison.
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   3. A kind of waterproof cloth. --Knight.
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