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use "repellent" in a sentence

She agrees, bemused by his repellent ugliness, including his big pores and tangled hair all the imperfections that the surgery to become a Pretty transforms into beauty.

Wear sunscreen, bring insect repellent bring drinking water.

Simultaneously, an insoluble metal hydroxide precipitate is
pivotal role in foiling the evil scientist's plan by realigning the magnet to repel, rather than attract, the comet.

Peace, War and Parliamentary Politics (Akron, Ohio: The University of Akron Press, 2002), p. 165. Much of the southern English coast became fortified to repel a French landing.

The greatest was one in which disaffected Muslim Egyptians joined their Christian compatriots around AD 830 in an unsuccessful attempt to repel the Arabs.

He united the protesting voices in Anatolia and set in motion a nationalist movement to repel the armies that had occupied Turkey (including Italy, France and Britain) and establish new borders for a sovereign Turkish nation.

A besieging army must be prepared to repel both sorties from the besieged area and also any attack that may try to relieve the defenders.

All services are used jointly to repel the aggressor.

In DW5 Xtreme Legends, he and Huang Zhong must repel enemy forces.

These barriers can repel harsh attacks.

"DRC: Civilians at risk from further fighting after Nkunda arrest", IRIN, 26 January 2009 (accessed 23 February 2009) A military spokesperson said he had been seized after sending three battalions to repel an advance by a joint Congolese-Rwandan force.

If botflies are active, fly spray may repel insects, but needs frequent reapplication to remain effective.

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