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adjective as in overwhelmed

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And Americans were initially amazed by Chinese food, but also repulsed by it.

Women of all political strips are rightfully repulsed by the rank sexism with which conservatives are attacking Wendy Davis.

Liberals, your correspondent very much included, spent years being repulsed by the Bush swagger.

But repulsed fascination is one thing, respect quite another.

You find yourself reading, impressed, entertained, identifying, yet vaguely repulsed and apprehensive for him.

The Dutch fleet attacked Burnt island, in Scotland, but were repulsed.

Everything was placed in the best state of defense that time allowed, so that any attack of the enemy could be repulsed.

At night several counter-attacks were delivered, in every case repulsed with heavy loss.

British repulsed by maj. Finney of the Accomac militia, at Pongoteague creek.

During night enemy counter-attacked furthest trenches gained but was repulsed with heavy loss.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to repulsed, such as: appalled, outraged, queasy, tired, unhappy, and weary.

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