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repugnant

(Exciting aversion), adjective abhorrent, abominable, detestable, disagreeable, disgustful, disliked, displeasing, distasteful, diversus, forbidding, fulsome, hateful, inedible, insufferable, loathsome, noisome, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offending, offensive, out of favor, painful, repellent, repelling, repulsive, revolting, unacceptable, unappetizing, unpalatable, unpleasant, unpopular, unsavory

repugnant

(Incompatible), adjective adverse, alien, antagonistic, at odds, at variance, clashing, conflicting, contrary, different, disagreeing, discordant, inaccordant, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, inimical, irreconcilable, jarring, opposed, opposing
Associated concepts: repugnant to the Constitution
See also: adverse, antipathetic, averse, bad, contemptible, contemptuous, contradictory, heinous, hostile, inimical, loathsome, malevolent, negative, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, repulsive, unacceptable, unfavorable, unsavory

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.

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One of the most striking features of the new art is the way in which this dual exploration of individual and work eschews the hagiographic, often to the point of monster making, as is the case at least in part with the Patrick White that David Marr depicts, the Christina Stead that Hazel Rowley sets before us, and most markedly, perhaps, Mary Lord's repugnantly fascinating Hal Porter, who was, among other things, the seducer of Lord's 12-year-old son.
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Consider Helen, a woman of uncommon beauty who as a teenager became convinced that her nose was repugnantly small.
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However, DWS hid behind a repugnantly undemocratic rule to cling to control, and its unpopular and unelected directors have continued in office despite its lack of any shareholder mandate.
While the dreaded burger bars have inevitably spread their bland wings eastwards - the sight of an American fast food outlet sitting repugnantly amid glorious temples is one contrast Bali could do without - the Balinese philosophy of what life is about and how it should be lived remains dominant.
My share of good luck in this dangerous world is repugnantly disproportionate.