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Repellant vs. Repellent

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Repellantadjective

alternative form of repellent

Repellentadjective

Tending or able to repel; driving back.

Repellantnoun

alternative form of repellent

Repellentadjective

Repulsive, inspiring aversion.

Repellantnoun

a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water

Repellentadjective

Resistant or impervious to something.

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Repellantnoun

a chemical substance that repels animals

Repellentnoun

Someone who repels.

Repellantnoun

the power to repel;

‘she knew many repellents to his advances’;

Repellentnoun

A substance used to repel insects.

Repellantadjective

serving or tending to repel;

‘he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful’; ‘I find his obsequiousness repellent’;

Repellentnoun

A substance or treatment for a fabric etc to make it impervious to something.

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Repellantadjective

highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;

‘a disgusting smell’; ‘distasteful language’; ‘a loathsome disease’; ‘the idea of eating meat is repellent to me’; ‘revolting food’; ‘a wicked stench’;

Repellentadjective

Driving back; able or tending to repel.

Repellentnoun

That which repels.

Repellentnoun

A remedy to repel from a tumefied part the fluids which render it tumid.

Repellentnoun

A kind of waterproof cloth.

Repellentnoun

a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water

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Repellentnoun

a chemical substance that repels animals

Repellentnoun

the power to repel;

‘she knew many repellents to his advances’;

Repellentadjective

serving or tending to repel;

‘he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful’; ‘I find his obsequiousness repellent’;

Repellentadjective

highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;

‘a disgusting smell’; ‘distasteful language’; ‘a loathsome disease’; ‘the idea of eating meat is repellent to me’; ‘revolting food’; ‘a wicked stench’;

Repellentadjective

incapable of absorbing or mixing with;

‘a water-repellent fabric’; ‘plastic highly resistant to steam and water’;

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