(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Driving back
1. repulsion, repulse, repellency; rejection, rebuff, spurning; dia-magnetism; resistance.
2. revulsion, abhorrence, aversion (see dislike).
1. repulse, repel, drive from, beat back; push or send away; send, ward, beat, fend, fight, or drive off; fling or throw back; chase, dispel, scatter, rout, disperse.
2. rebuff, reject, refuse, discard, snub, spurn, kick aside; keep at arm's length, turn one's back upon, give the cold shoulder to. Informal, cold shoulder. Slang, freeze.
Adjectives — repulsive, repelling, repellent, abhorrent, repugnant, loathsome, odious, offensive, mawkish, nauseating, revolting; diamagnetic. See ugliness.
Antonyms, see attraction.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Rejection]
Syn. repellence, rebuff, denial, snub; see refusal .
2. [Aversion]
Syn. distaste, repugnance, disgust; see aversion , hatred 1 , objection 1 .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Extreme hostility and dislike: abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, aversion, detestation, hate, hatred, horror, loathing, repellence, repel-lency, repugnance, repugnancy, revulsion. See LOVE.

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