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revolting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
  • the revolting sight of animals being slaughtered for no good reason

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revolting

verb
present participle of revolt

Synonyms & Antonyms of revolting (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to rise up against established authority
  • the students practically revolted when the school cancelled the championship football game

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The first known use of revolting was in 1806

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“Revolting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/revolting. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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