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To the disgust of the latter, Robert actually had the presumption to walk home with Hester.

At him, when I could glance at him, with disgust little short of affrightment.

"Say, take me out of here," she cried in a voice surcharged with disgust.

She left the easel in disgust and refused to touch it again for a week.

To my disgust I found that Silberer positively refused to make a rush of it.

My anger and disgust at his gross earthy egoism had vanished.

"Making a hotel out of your home," Mrs. MacDermott said in disgust.

Vivian felt every moment his disgust and his melancholy increase.

Cora beckoned him away, with an emotion of disgust she could not control.

Kirkwood moved toward the stair-head, and drew back with a cry of disgust.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Middle French desgoust "strong dislike, repugnance," literally "distaste" (16c., Modern French dégoût), from desgouster "have a distaste for," from des- "opposite of" (see dis-) + gouster "taste," from Latin gustare "to taste" (see gusto).

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