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revulsive

[ri-vuhl-siv] /rɪˈvʌl sɪv/
adjective
1.
tending to alter the distribution of blood by revulsion.
noun
2.
a revulsive agent, especially one that causes revulsion.
Also, revulsant.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Latin revuls(us) (see revulsion) + -ive
Related forms
revulsively, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for revulsive

revulsive

/rɪˈvʌlsɪv/
adjective
1.
of or causing revulsion
noun
2.
(med) a counterirritant
Derived Forms
revulsively, adverb
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