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  Definition of repel
  1. reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
  2. force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
  3. cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
  4. be repellent to; cause aversion in
  5. fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
Similar Words: rebuff, snub, repulse, fight off, drive back, drive, force back, push back, beat back, disgust, gross out, revolt

 

Hyponyms: disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up, turn off, put off, turn one's stomach

 

Grouped Verbs: drive

 

Derivational Morphology: rebuff, snub, repulse, slight, repulsion, standoff, rollback, push back, campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort, thrust, driving force, repellent, repellant, disgust

 

Anagrams: leper

 

 
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