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Sample sentences for the GRE study word repugnance

repugnance can be used as a noun

1.I received it with a repugnance which gained strength as I grew in years. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
2.Then I saw the horror and repugnance of his face, and all of a sudden I let him go. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
3.Mercedes looked at them imploringly, untold repugnance at sight of pain written in her pretty face. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
4.My life had hitherto been remarkably secluded and domestic, and this had given me invincible repugnance to new countenances. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
5.I feared the vengeance of the disappointed fiend, yet I was unable to overcome my repugnance to the task which was enjoined me. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
6.At that distance they accordingly stood, fixed there by the centrifugal force of the repugnance which the mystic symbol inspired. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
7.In short, he was carried away by the repugnance which dominated him. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.Overcoming the repugnance natural to one who had never before touched a dead body, I stooped and turned him over to feel for his heart. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
9.Enough, that I saw my own feelings reflected in Herbert's face, and not least among them, my repugnance towards the man who had done so much for me. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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