Sentence Examples


  • It was, however, profoundly repugnant to him.
  • He appears to have been especially chagrined because the crown lands were not his personal property, but the whole of the new arrangements were repugnant to him.
  • The story is in both cases more human and less repugnant than the, in some respects, similar story of Griselda.
  • The problem cannot be approached from modern preconceptions because there was much associated with the worship of Yahweh which only gradually came to be recognized as repugnant, and there was much in earlier ages and in other lands which reflects an elevated and even complex religious philosophy.
  • Natives, however, are not justiceable under the RomanDutch law, but by virtue of letters patent passed in 1848 they are judged by native laws and customs, except so far as these may be repugnant to natural equity.