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REPUGNANT. That which is contrary to something else; a repugnant condition is one contrary to the contract itself; as, if I grant you a house and lot in fee, upon condition that you shall not aliens, the condition is repugnant and void. Bac. Ab. Conditions, L.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament general secretary Kate Hudson said: "It's morally repugnant that a service of thanksgiving for Britain's nuclear weapons system is due to be held at Westminster Abbey.
"Morally repugnant and socially discouraged as they may be, derogatory statements are protected speech and may not by themselves support a disorderly conduct charge."
Can it be said that in 500 years enough Filipinos have already come into contact with Jesus and, touched by Him, have been freed from repugnant disorders?
REPUGNANT Chris Parker, above, stole from injured and dying.
'Filing of multiple references against an accused for the same alleged offence exposes him to double punishment, which is repugnant to the accused person's Fundamental Right under Article 13 of the Constitution,' it read.
The petition prayed the court to suspend the proceedings before the Accountability Court No.1, Islamabad in References No.18/2017, 19/2017 and 20/2017, which are repugnant to the provision of NAO, 1999, Cr.P.C.
and Israeli campaign to silence the United Nations Human Rights Council as it exposes the complicity of Israeli and international businesses in Israelae1/4aos military occupation and the colonization of Palestinian land is morally repugnant. This is a clear indication of Israelae1/4aos persistent impunity and sense of entitlement and privilege,ae1/4Ci Ashrawi said in a statement.
He added: "They were so desperate for change, they were prepared to put up with repugnant views in order to get that change."
ANORTH East university chief has slammed some of the government's post Brexit rhetoric as "repugnant" in a stinging attack.
Top Government ministers have ruled out forcing companies to publish lists of their foreign workers, as a former Tory cabinet member suggested plans to collect the data were "repugnant."
The government had sent the bill for acceptance to the Council of Islamic Ideology, which is a constitutional body that advises the legislature whether or not a law is repugnant or in contradiction with the laws of the Holy Quran and the Sunnah.