- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)Driving backNouns2. revulsion, abhorrence, aversion (see dislike).Verbs1. 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.II(Roget's IV) n.1. [Rejection]Syn. repellence, rebuff, denial, snub; see refusal .2. [Aversion]III(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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