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See definition of repellents on Dictionary.com
  • as ininhospitableness
  • as ininhospitality
  • as inungraciousness
  • as inunreceptiveness
  • as inunwelcomeness

synonyms for repellents

  • inhospitality
  • repellent
  • undesirable
  • ungraciousness
  • blackballed
  • disagreeable
  • displeasing
  • distasteful
  • exceptionable
  • excess baggage
  • excluded
  • ill-favored
  • inadmissible
  • left out in cold
  • lousy
  • not in the picture
  • objectionable
  • obnoxious
  • rejected
  • shut out
  • thankless
  • unacceptable
  • unasked
  • uninvited
  • unpleasant
  • unpopular
  • unreceptiveness
  • unsought
  • unwanted
  • unwelcomeness
  • unwished-for
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How to use repellents in a sentence

The repellents used are either smudges, or surface applications made to keep the flies from biting.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
If so, how effective are these repellents in protecting the individual or the species?
THE BIOTIC ASSOCIATIONS OF COCKROACHESLOUIS M. ROTH
Repellents of various kinds are used, for warding off the attacks of the insects.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
One of the fly repellents mentioned above may be applied to cattle to protect them from stable flies.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF CATTLEU.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
The application of one of the fly repellents already mentioned (p. 502) may help to protect animals from buffalo gnats.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF CATTLEU.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
The efficacy of repellents against these flies is probably, however, not very great.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF CATTLEU.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Cattle may be treated during the summer with fly repellents (p. 502) to keep off the warble flies.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF CATTLEU.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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