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aversion




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aversion
     1. n. Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike.
           Due to her aversion to the outdoors she complained throughout the entire camping trip.
     2. n. An object of dislike or repugnance.
           Pushy salespeople are a major aversion of mine.
     3. n. (obsolete) The act of turning away from an object.

Example Sentences

But the cumulative effect is an aversion to presumptuous equality. 
Notwithstanding my aversion to fortune-tellers, maybe there will be a funding body willing to cross her palm with silver. 

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