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re·pug·nant  audio  (r-pgnnt) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive: morally repugnant behavior.
  2. Logic Contradictory; inconsistent.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, antagonistic, from Old French, from Latin repugnns, repugnant- present participle of repugnre, to fight against ; see repugn

OTHER FORMS:
re·pugnant·ly(Adverb)


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