What is another word for repel?

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To drive back
“With mounting despair, he makes plans to repel the inevitable onslaught.”
To cause to feel disgust
“The sight and sounds of Tommy's thrusts shock and repel us; it's almost too much.”
To refuse to give in to
“… repelled the temptation to stay out late and call in sick the next day.”
“The mixture is an excellent material for coatings, according to Parris, because the zein portion resists grease, and the fatty acids repel water.”
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