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reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
engross - occupy fully; absorb
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive