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Adjective: revolting  ri'vówl-ting
  1. Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    "revolting food";
    - disgusting, disgustful [archaic], distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, skanky, wicked, yucky, loathful [archaic], yukky
Verb: revolt  ri'vówlt
  1. Make revolution
    "The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"
     
  2. Fill with distaste
    "This spoilt food revolts me";
    - disgust, gross out, repel
     
  3. Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    "The pornographic pictures revolted us";
    - disgust, nauseate, sicken, churn up

See also: offensive

Type of: arise, excite, rebel, repel, repulse, rise, rise up, stimulate, stir

Encyclopedia: Revolting

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