repellently
adverb see repellent I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • repellently — adverb In a repelling manner. The gourmet treat glistened repellently. I wouldnt touch it with a ten foot chopstick …   Wiktionary

  • repellently — repellent (also repellant) ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to repel or impervious to a particular thing: water repellent nylon. 2) causing disgust or distaste. ► NOUN 1) a substance that deters insects or other pests. 2) a substance used to treat something… …   English terms dictionary

  • repellently — adverb in a repellent manner repellently fat • Syn: ↑repellingly • Derived from adjective: ↑repelling (for: ↑repellingly), ↑repellent * * * adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • repellently — See repellence. * * * …   Universalium

  • repellently — rɪ pelÉ™ntlɪ adv. disgustingly, aversively; in a manner that wards off or drives back; resistantly, in a manner that prevents absorption or penetration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • repellently — re·pel·lent·ly …   English syllables

  • repellent — repellently, adv. /ri pel euhnt/, adj. 1. causing distaste or aversion; repulsive. 2. forcing or driving back. 3. serving or tending to ward off or drive away. 4. impervious or resistant to something (often used in combination): moth repellant. n …   Universalium

  • repellingly — adverb in a repellent manner repellently fat • Syn: ↑repellently • Derived from adjective: ↑repelling, ↑repellent (for: ↑repellently) * * * adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • repellent — I. adjective also repellant Etymology: Latin repellent , repellens, present participle of repellere Date: 1643 1. serving or tending to drive away or ward off often used in combination < a mosquito repellent spray > 2. arousing aversion or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gruesome — adjective repellently frightful and shocking; horrific or ghastly In the middle of the floor lay a skeleton, every vestige of flesh gone from the bones to which still clung the mildewed and moldered remnants of what had once been clothing. Upon… …   Wiktionary

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