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 power to make commercial treaties relating to Canada rests with the government of Great Britain, but in most cases the official consent of Canada is required, and for many years no treaty repugnant to her interests has been signed.
  • Richelieu, therefore, passed his time in safeguarding himself from his rivals and in spying upon them; his suspicious nature, rendered still more irritable by his painful practice of a dissimulation repugnant to his headstrong character, making him fancy himself threatened more than was actually the case.