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Nauseate   /nˈɔziˌeɪt/   Listen

(past & past part. nauseated; pres. part. nauseating)
Upset and make nauseated.  Synonyms: sicken, turn one's stomach.  "The mold on the food sickened the diners"
Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of.  Synonyms: churn up, disgust, revolt, sicken.

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"Nauseate" Quotes from Famous Books

... king coming to another, asking his alliance, his comradeship! You there, with that man—that jelly thing! You sicken, nauseate me. It's like seeing a queen go on the streets! Marcella, you can't do these things, you know. You're letting down your spiritual caste. You and I—we've been along lower paths. There wasn't really any disgust in it then, because we were adventuring, finding each other. But if we go on the lower ...
— Captivity • M. Leonora Eyles

... Thou know'st I've tried all ways, made my Addresses To all the fairest Virgins in Madrid; Nay, and at last fell to the worst Debauchery, That of frequenting every common House: But Souls that feed so high on Love as mine, Must nauseate coarser Diet. No, I must still love on, and tell her so, Or ...
— The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) • Aphra Behn

... sometimes, though not perhaps so often as is taken for granted, complain of their destiny, and think they have been hardly treated, in that they have been allowed to remain so undeniably small; but great men, with hardly an exception, nauseate their greatness, for not being of the particular sort they most fancy. The poet Gray was passionately fond, so his biographers tell us, of military history; but he took no Quebec. General Wolfe took Quebec, and whilst he ...
— Obiter Dicta • Augustine Birrell

Words linked to "Nauseate" :   disgust, shock, offend, repel, gross out, appal, scandalize, repulse, turn one's stomach, revolt, churn up, scandalise, appall, outrage, nausea, nauseant

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