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repellant
1. The power to repel.
2. A chemical substance that repels animals.
3. A compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
4. Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust.
This entry is located in the following units: -ant, -ants (page 9) pel-, -pell, -pellent, -peal (page 3)
repellent, repellant
1. Keeping something out or away: "A candle has a repellent effect on insects."
2. Causing someone to feel disgust: "His radio show is repellent to me with his vulgarisms and personal attacks."
3. A substance that is used to keep something out or away: "She used a can of insect repellent to kill the invading flies and mosquitoes."
This entry is located in the following units: pel-, -pell, -pellent, -peal (page 3) re-, red- (page 5)