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Correct spelling:
Tending to repel.
evil (adjective)
foul, repugnant, heinous, damnable, loathsome, monstrous, evil, nefarious, disgraceful, baneful, repulsive, terrible, revolting, reprehensible, wicked, calamitous, bad, destructive, offensive, sinful, detrimental, sinister, hideous, atrocious, abominable.
resistant (adjective)
oppositional, repulsive, resistant.
ugly (adjective)
ugly, hideous, abhorrent, grotesque, disagreeable, inelegant, undesirable, repulsive, displeasing, unappealing, unaesthetic, unattractive, plain, unpleasing, unlovely, unpleasant, disfigured, odious, unsightly, ill-looking, homely, shapeless, repugnant.
despicable (adjective)
repulsive, despicable, low, vile, mean, reprehensible, offensive, revolting, loathsome, contemptible.
Other synonyms:
revolting, resistant, rebarbative, foul, distasteful, nonabsorptive, skanky, unpleasant, loathsome, repellant, yucky, disgustful, loathly, disgusting, wicked, offensive, nonabsorbent, repelling.
Examples of usage:
  1. The habit of the British Army of going to bed in its day- shirt was peculiarly repellent. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  2. Lionel had heard of people shivering when brought into contact with the repellent atmosphere that appeared to surround a particular person; but what was there deadly about this young man? - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
  3. The odor of petroleum and particularly of whale- oil soap is so repellent, however, to most insects that its prophylactic virtues would undoubtedly be great. - "Cacao Culture in the Philippines", William S. Lyon.

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