Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative form of repellent.
  • noun Alternative form of repellent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the power to repel
  • adjective serving or tending to repel
  • adjective highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals

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Examples

  • I have found the best repellant is Avon Skin So Soft.

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  • It repels a variety of mosquitoes, chiggers, ticks, fleas and biting flies (but not the stinging kind — no skin-applied repellant is effective against wasps, bees and hornets).

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  • It repels a variety of mosquitoes, chiggers, ticks, fleas and biting flies (but not the stinging kind — no skin-applied repellant is effective against wasps, bees and hornets).

    Mosquito fickleness explained at last

  • The absolute best mosquito repellant is the stuff used by The US military.

    Mosquitoes?

  • My current favorite repellant is the Autan crema, it seems to stay on better.

    Mosquitoes?

  • Quick-&-Dirty bug repellant is to rub a freshly cut limon on the exposed skin.

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  • If the face of the pallet were on the line E B there would be no draw, and if placed to the opposite side of E B the tooth would repel the pallet, forming what is known as the repellant escapement.

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  • As for 'repellant' aspects, as long as not gratutous, I'd keep reading

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  • Can it really be that the man got re-elected because he uses his own religious beliefs to guide policy choices in a way which led to the Spanish Inquisitions centuries ago and potentially hold back something so 'repellant' as progress.

    "He's the American Neil Kinnock."

  • He also covers his exposed parts with Bushmaster insect repellant which is a vile substance - so all in all he's a hot package all right.

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