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The first feeling of Penthesilea, when disillusioned, is of revulsive anger at a kind of betrayal.

Its efficacy depends upon the revulsive effect which follows a local destruction of tissue.

In cupping for revulsive purposes, one cupped on a distant part to relieve excess of blood in the affected part.

Dry cupping, in its simplest form, was said to act as a “revulsive” or “derivant.”

Cold affusions and shower baths have been employed for their revulsive and sedative effect in mania.

The injected water dilates the constricted portion of the gut and arouses a revulsive impulse to expel the invading water.

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