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repel

verb [T] (CAUSE STRONG DISLIKE)    /rɪˈpel/ (-ll-)
People or things that repel you make you feel strongly that you do not want to be near, see, or think about them: She was repelled by his ugliness. Her arrogance repels many people.Inspiring dislikeSerious and unpleasant
(Definition of repel verb (CAUSE STRONG DISLIKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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