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Sample sentences for the GRE study word revulsion

revulsion can be used as a noun

1.A wave of revulsion swept over me. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
2.I had a violent revulsion of feeling. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
3.On the contrary, as a family there was a duty to swallow any revulsion for him and to be patient, just to be patient. - from Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
4.He had naturally repressed much, and some revulsion might have been expected in him when the occasion for repression was gone. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.There was evidently coming over him that revulsion that would make him look upon death as the goal of his desires, as happiness. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.He walked up one street, and down another, until exercise had abated the first passion of his grief and then the revulsion of feeling made him thirsty. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
7.I suddenly thought that a renewal of action might bring about a revulsion of feeling, and began vigorous movements. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
8."He is old and feeble, and I dare to condemn him" she thought at such moments, with a feeling of revulsion against herself. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Then his admirable nature underwent a complete and sudden revulsion he arose, rushed out of the room and to the stairs, exclaiming energetically, "Julie, Julie--Emmanuel, Emmanuel. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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