This twisted defense of colonialism is as repulsive as it is supremacist and archaic.
“Politicizing this is repulsive,” Rebecca Mansour wrote on her Twitter page.
The thought of her mailing the check was so repulsive I stopped eating the mangoes cold.
Oh sure, the Super Bowl and all its macho imitators are commemorations of some repulsive male urge best ignored.
The book is worth reading for the chapter titles alone: "Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant," "repulsive Dinners: A Memoir."
Emilie went up cordially to Miss Webster, and was not prepared for the repulsive reception with which she met.
He was repulsive; he was stealthy, hard, cruel, in appearance.
The last phase of the movement he had followed since May 6th, 1789, was too repulsive.
It had grown to be repulsive, and he knew not how to fill the void in his life.
The intrusion of the abnormal side of Viola's life seemed at the moment not merely inopportune but repulsive.
early 15c., "able to repel," from Middle French repulsif (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin repulsivus, from repuls-, past participle stem of repellere (see repel). The sense of "causing disgust" is first recorded 1816. Related: Repulsively; repulsiveness.