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revolting
 a.  causing abhorrence or disgust
Classic Sentence: (79 in 6 pages)
1  Bad women and all they involved were mysterious and revolting matters to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  They had not been broken by the crash of empires, the machetes of revolting slaves, war, rebellion, proscription, confiscation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  I giggle with the most revolting salaciousness over La Vie Parisienne, when I get hold of one in Chicago, yet I shouldn't even try to hold your hand.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  His tongue was brown and revolting.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  Even to the better class of Afro-Americans the crime of rape is so revolting they have too often taken the white man's word and given lynch law neither the investigation nor condemnation it deserved.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In IV
6  Her white citizens are wedded to any method however revolting, any measure however extreme, for the subjugation of the young manhood of the race.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VI
7  Church was aroused to the frequent and revolting crimes against a weak people, enough to pass strong condemnatory resolutions at its General Conference in Omaha last May.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VI
8  Magua alone sat apart, without participating in the revolting meal, and apparently buried in the deepest thought.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
9  However revolting a proposal of such a character might prove to Cora, she retained, notwithstanding her powerful disgust, sufficient self-command to reply, without betraying the weakness.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
10  We shall not dwell on the revolting horrors that succeeded.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
11  The father and the lover found instant relief in the search; though each was condemned again to experience the misery of an uncertainty that was hardly less insupportable than the most revolting truth.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
12  From the moment that Tom saw him approaching, he felt an immediate and revolting horror at him, that increased as he came near.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
13  'And his conceit's something revolting,' Pavel Petrovitch broke in again.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  Of course, a minute or so later I would realise wrathfully that it was all a lie, a revolting lie, an affected lie, that is, all this penitence, this emotion, these vows of reform.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: V
15  That is a mirage, cheap mirage, revolting, romantic and fantastical--that's another ball on Lake Como.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: V
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The smell in the cell was revolting.
2  There was a revolting green slime in between the bathroom tiles.
3  Taylor described in revolting detail the unsanitary conditions of life in the city streets.
4  The people will revolt when bread prices triple again.
5  Unless we alleviate conditions in the lowest stratum of our society, we may expect grumbling and revolt.
6  The King knew that he had to squash the revolt by foreign troops.
7  Attempts to negotiate peace ended in armed revolt.
8  The army quickly crushed the revolt.
9  The news of the revolt meant she had to rewrite her speech.
10  The violence in the movie revolted me.
11  The people revolted against foreign rule and established their own government.
12  The people revolted against the military dictator/dictatorship.
13  All who saw the distressing scene revolted against it.
14  His fulsome praise of the dictator revolted his listeners.
15  The anecdote was in such execrable taste that it revolted the audience.