listen to the pronunciation of repulse
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to reject or rebuff
the act of repulsing or the state of being repulsed
to repel or drive back
to cause revulsion
refusal, rejection or repulsion
the act of beating or driving back, as an attacking or advancing enemy
{v} to beat back, drive off, reject
{n} a being driven off, rejection, denial
be repellent to; cause aversion in
If you are repulsed by something, you think that it is horrible and disgusting and you want to avoid it. Evil has charisma. Though people are repulsed by it, they also are drawn to its power. = repel attract
cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
Figuratively: Refusal; denial; rejection; failure
{f} refuse, reject, rebuff; repel, drive away
force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
If an army or other group repulses a group of people, they drive it back using force. The armed forces were prepared to repulse any attacks
an instance of driving away or warding off
The act of repelling or driving back; also, the state of being repelled or driven back
To repel by discourtesy, coldness, or denial; to reject; to send away; as, to repulse a suitor or a proffer
{i} refusal, rejection; repulsion, act of driving away
To repel; to beat or drive back; as, to repulse an assault; to repulse the enemy
past of repulse
plural of repulse
third-person singular of repulse
present participle of repulse