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aversive

adj aver·sive \ə-ˈvər-siv, -ziv\

Medical Definition of AVERSIVE

:  tending to avoid or causing avoidance of a noxious or punishing stimulus <behavior modification by aversive conditioning>
aver·sive·ly adverb
aver·sive·ness noun
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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