repulse

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refusal, rejection or repulsion
to repel or drive back
to cause revulsion
to reject or rebuff
the act of repulsing or the state of being repulsed
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
Figuratively: Refusal; denial; rejection; failure
To repel; to beat or drive back; as, to repulse an assault; to repulse the enemy
{i} refusal, rejection; repulsion, act of driving away
cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
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
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
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
force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
{f} refuse, reject, rebuff; repel, drive away
an instance of driving away or warding off
repulsed
past of repulse
repulses
plural of repulse
repulses
third-person singular of repulse
repulsing
present participle of repulse
repulse
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