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Synonyms for repellently

in a repellent manner


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He came to think James incurably soft-hearted, and James, in response, came to think Holmes repellently hard-headed.
They cue up the most repellently saccharine country-and-western ballads for the bride's first dance with her father, or if not that, something hopelessly inappropriate like 'Baby I Need Your Loving.
Phillip Joll develops into a properly world-weary Wanderer, and Colin Judson makes much more of Mime than merely the loathsome little dwarf so repellently despised by the Siegfried he has raised.
For instance, he compares Secretary of State Seward to the satanic Robert Moses, enemy of the Iroquois, who repellently boasted, "I can take your house away from you and arrest you for trespassing if you try to go back to it.
When one person looks at an athlete--Lance Armstrong, for instance--and sees an idealized human form drawn in the hard-won efficiency of planes and angles, and another sees a repellently thin person, something internal to the viewer is revealed.
Repellently fascinating as they are, such mad modern tales face stiff competition in the historical annals of cleanliness.