Repulse



verb (used with object), repulsed, repulsing.
1.
to drive back; repel:
to repulse an assailant.
2.
to repel with denial, discourtesy, or the like; refuse or reject.
3.
to cause feelings of repulsion in:
The scenes of violence in the film may repulse some viewers.
noun
4.
the act of repelling.
5.
the fact of being repelled, as in hostile encounter.
6.
a refusal or rejection.
verb (transitive)
1.
to drive back or ward off (an attacking force); repel; rebuff
2.
to reject with coldness or discourtesy: she repulsed his advances
3.
to produce a feeling of aversion or distaste
noun
4.
the act or an instance of driving back or warding off; rebuff
5.
a cold discourteous rejection or refusal

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