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  Definition of repulse
  1. an instance of driving away or warding off
  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
Similar Words: rebuff, snub, repel, fight off, drive back, drive, force back, push back, beat back

 

Hyponyms: disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up, turn off, put off

 

Grouped Verbs: drive

 

Derivational Morphology: repel, drive, force back, push back, beat back, fight off, rebuff, drive back, snub, repulsion, standoff, rollback, campaign, cause, crusade, movement, effort, thrust, driving force, repellent, repellant

 

 
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