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So, what we find repugnant in one era may be standard in another.
THE DOWNSIDE OF DISGUST (EP. 448)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Indeed, the more repugnant the means, the stronger the test of one's nobility and devotion.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
"I could not go alone," said Ruth, and her tone was that of one still battling with a notion that is repugnant.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
To be sure, he might kill the dog with the hatchet, but such butchery was repugnant to him, and he quickly dismissed the idea.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Money might save him; but there was something repugnant in the thought of leaving the whole burden of disgrace upon Mysie.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Nevertheless, it is repugnant as well as absurd to claim that anything could be begotten or born without having had a beginning.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
In his opinion the union would not have been expedient, had it been repugnant to the feelings of the Canadians themselves.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
His flesh is black, and hard, and not only disagreeable to the taste, but repugnant to the smell.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
On the contrary, they are strictly forbidden to make laws or ordinances repugnant to the laws or statutes of the realm of England.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
At the domino mask they fetched I hesitated, for anything like mummery of this sort was always repugnant to me.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
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