We Know You Hate ‘Moist.’ What Other Words Repel You?

The science behind why the word "moist" makes so many people cringe: http://nyti.ms/1WeXCEM
  1. Moist
    💧💧💧
  2. Luggage
    A suggestion from one of our editors.
  3. Crevice
    Another editor's suggestion.
  4. Bulbous.
    Ick.
    Suggested by   @migold
  5. Milk
    Suggested by   @biz
  6. Nubile
    😷
    Suggested by   @sugar
  7. Belly
    Reminds me of a sweaty, veiny, hairy beergut
    Suggested by   @brigidesign
  8. gesticulate
    Suggested by   @micaela
  9. Cloaca
    Suggested by   @sswyryt
  10. Excrete
    Suggested by   @dev
  11. Mulch
    Suggested by   @ohlauren
  12. Tender
    Suggested by   @lindsaybuckingham
  13. Cadaver
    The meaning doesn't bother me, but the proper pronunciation always sounds wrong.
    Suggested by   @queso
  14. Poignant
    Suggested by   @ellied
  15. Goo
    Suggested by   @howieekremer
  16. Panties
    Suggested by   @ejoyce335
  17. Croute
    If you were French you'd know
    Suggested by   @Lisa_Fav
  18. Meal
    Suggested by   @joakes
  19. Pamphlet
    Who knows why...
    Suggested by   @jennakb
  20. Saliva
    *gag*
    Suggested by   @hermionegranger
  21. Slaughter
    Suggested by   @mlh
  22. Secrete
    Suggested by   @jmjones
  23. Menstruate
    Having your period just sounds less biological
    Suggested by   @mmdeskin
  24. Gelatinous
    Suggested by   @bdot
  25. Beefy
    Suggested by   @tiupps
  26. Chunk
    Suggested by   @elizabethharvey
  27. Supple
    😩
    Suggested by   @hellorebecca
  28. Yummy
    Suggested by   @inkmeoften
  29. Congeal
    Suggested by   @rcwornhoff
  30. Slather
    Suggested by   @rkelly
  31. Ooze
    Suggested by   @maryulsh
  32. Curate
    Suddenly everyone is a curator - of everything! Unless you work in a museum, stop using this word.
    Suggested by   @smmon