In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Widespread public revulsion at the executions exacerbated a growing alienation from the British administration in Ireland.
- I feel utter revulsion at the people that did this.
- A wave of revulsion washed through my body and mind as I sat, motionless, mere inches from him.
- Gripped by a sense of revulsion at the ongoing murder campaign, several thousand heeded his call and took to the street outside City Hall.
- My euphoria evaporated and was replaced by something closer to moral revulsion.
- But it is not moral revulsion, let alone newsworthiness, that is animating the news media.
- If labelling is to be effective, it is important that embarrassment, revulsion and even disgust be generated in the public mind.
- I understand the impulse to focus one's moral revulsion on the perpetrators.
- As Ken surveyed my body, revulsion led my retreat into our kitchenette, where I politely excused myself.
- Since the story centers on a disabled woman's body, revulsion is a culturally supported reaction.
- Now defendants in criminal cases often are charged with offences which would fill ordinary people with horror, disgust and revulsion.
- We fear that many viewers will share Dr Weaver's revulsion at the ‘psycho’ who killed Lucy and maimed Carter.
- It culminated in the Nazi racial hygiene experiments on Jews, which led to revulsion and the political stand against racism.
- To some extent, the revulsion felt by blogging's first wave is based on this.
- It is hard not to feel a certain revulsion for so detached and apparently inhuman an attitude to childbearing.
- Instead, there are signs of growing public revulsion over assembly-line executions and rampant police brutality and corruption.
- The absence of skin, odour and blood means that many visitors are surprised that they do not feel instinctive revulsion.
- It came as a shock to me that not all men share this revulsion at body fat.
- The prime minister's open display of contempt for democratic accountability has only deepened the revulsion felt towards him.
- She raised her hand in front of her face and stared at it in shock and revulsion as she saw the drying blood there.
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