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synonyms for revulsive

  • abhorrent
  • abominable
  • contradictory
  • disgusting
  • distasteful
  • incompatible
  • objectionable
  • odious
  • revolting
  • vile
  • adverse
  • against
  • alien
  • antagonistic
  • antipathetic
  • averse
  • conflicting
  • counter
  • creepy
  • different
  • disagreeable
  • extraneous
  • extrinsic
  • foreign
  • foul
  • hateful
  • horrid
  • in opposition
  • inconsistent
  • inconsonant
  • inimical
  • invidious
  • loathsome
  • nasty
  • nauseating
  • noisome
  • offensive
  • opposed
  • opposite
  • repellent
  • sickening
  • unconformable
  • unfitted
  • unfriendly

antonyms for revulsive

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  • agreeable
  • delightful
  • good
  • likeable
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • friendly
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How to use revulsive in a sentence

Corrosive poisons affect the nerves by a violent revulsive action; and are not to be considered in the same category as medicines.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
Its efficacy depends upon the revulsive effect which follows a local destruction of tissue.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
In cupping for revulsive purposes, one cupped on a distant part to relieve excess of blood in the affected part.
BLOODLETTING INSTRUMENTS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGYAUDREY DAVIS
Dry cupping, in its simplest form, was said to act as a “revulsive” or “derivant.”
BLOODLETTING INSTRUMENTS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGYAUDREY DAVIS
Cold affusions and shower baths have been employed for their revulsive and sedative effect in mania.
INSOMNIA; AND OTHER DISORDERS OF SLEEPHENRY M. LYMAN
The injected water dilates the constricted portion of the gut and arouses a revulsive impulse to expel the invading water.
INTESTINAL ILLSALCINOUS BURTON JAMISON
The first feeling of Penthesilea, when disillusioned, is of revulsive anger at a kind of betrayal.
SYMPHONIES AND THEIR MEANING; THIRD SERIES, MODERN SYMPHONIESPHILIP H. GOEPP
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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