Definition of revolting in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈvəʊltɪŋ/


Causing intense disgust; disgusting: there was a revolting smell that lingered in the air
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  • There seems to be a competition going on amongst the senior managers to see who can wear the silliest or most revolting tie.
  • Then you become hugely desirable, in a revolting sort of way.
  • Diego Martin has suddenly become the scene of some of the most revolting crimes.



Pronunciation: /rɪˈvəʊltɪŋli/
[as submodifier]: when I was a kid I was revoltingly precocious
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  • Yesterday was revoltingly hot and I woke with lower abdominal pain.
  • It wasn't so long ago that most of the food we eat did not come from revoltingly massive force-feed farms, or from fields laden with toxic chemicals, soaked in nitrogen fertilizer, and stuffed with genetically modified seed.
  • So yesterday I get a call from Michael at Newcastle Herald or some such Fairfaxian publication, for a bit of an interview with me about this very blog, which will hopefully make me revoltingly famous and internationally lauded.

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