Definition of Repulsively

1. Adverb. In an offensive and hateful manner. "I don't know anyone who could have behaved so abominably"




Definition of Repulsively

1. Adverb. In a repulsive manner. ¹

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Definition of Repulsively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repulsively

repulped
repulping
repulps
repulse
repulsed
repulser
repulsers
repulses
repulsing
repulsion
repulsion motor
repulsions
repulsive
repulsive(a)
repulsive force
repulsively (current term)
repulsiveness
repulsivenesses
repulsory
repump
repumped
repumping
repumps
repunctuate
repunctuated
repunctuates
repunctuating
repunctuation
repunctuations
repunish

Literary usage of Repulsively

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1. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"Glycerine and gum arable act neither attractively nor repulsively, which indicates that the chemical action does not depend only on the nutritive value of ..."

2. The Universe: Or, The Infinitely Great and the Infinitely Little by Félix-Archimède Pouchet (1884)
"When we take a Dytiscus from one of our marshes, it is scarcely laid hold of before we see a white, milky, repulsively stinking fluid issue from all the ..."

3. Experimental Morphology by Charles Benedict Davenport (1897)
"Inorganic acids and hydrides seem, in general, to act repulsively, ... Alcohol, in grades between 10% and 1%, acts repulsively towards bacteria/ Glycerine ..."

4. Special Pathology and Therapeutics of the Diseases of Domestic Animals by Ferenc Hutyra, Josef Marek (1913)
"repulsively smelling gases are expelled by belching, from time to time. Occasionally there occurs gagging, even vomiting, with the expulsion of much feed ..."

5. Experimental Morphology by Charles Benedict Davenport (1899)
"Inorganic acids and hydrides seem, in general, to act repulsively, ... Alcohol, in grades between 10% and 1%, acts repulsively towards bacteria. ..."

6. Principles of Breeding: A Treatise on Thremmatology Or the Principles and by Eugene Davenport, Henry Lewis Rietz (1907)
"Inorganic acids ... in general act repulsively," but phosphoric acid and the ... Alcohol in grades between 10 per cent and i per cent acts repulsively ..."

7. Principles of Breeding: A Treatise on Thremmatology Or the Principles and by Eugene Davenport, Henry Lewis Rietz (1907)
"Inorganic acids ... in general act repulsively," but phosphoric acid and the ... Alcohol in grades between 10 per cent and 1 per cent acts repulsively ..."

8. History of Sculpture, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time: From the by Wilhelm Lübke (1872)
"... and at others so repulsively voluptuous in its exaggerated softness, that the most affected antiques appear chaste and simple in comparison. ..."

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