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Noun
Repulsing
Noun
The action of driving back an attack or of being driven back
Adjective
Repulsive or not aesthetically unpleasant
Adjective
Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting opposition
Adjective
Resisting water etc
Verb
Present participle for to drive back
“With mounting despair, he makes plans to repel the inevitable onslaught.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to feel disgust
“The sight and sounds of Tommy's thrusts shock and repel us; it's almost too much.”
Verb
Present participle for to refuse to give in to
“… repelled the temptation to stay out late and call in sick the next day.”
Verb
(of a substance) Present participle for to resist mixing with or be impervious to (another substance)
“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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