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


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