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Noun
Repulsing
Noun
The action of driving back an attack or of being driven back
Adjective
Repulsive or not aesthetically pleasant
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That which repels or opposes a physical force
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Resisting water etc
Verb
Present participle for to fend off or defend against something hostile
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“With mounting despair, he makes plans to repel the inevitable onslaught.”
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Present participle for to cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
“The sight and sounds of Tommy's thrusts shock and repel us; it's almost too much.”
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Present participle for to defy or put up an opposition to
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(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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Present participle for to offend the moral feelings of
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Present participle for to struggle or fight back when attacked
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Present participle for to shock or be shocked by improper behaviour
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Present participle for to frighten or cause fear in
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Present participle for to act in opposition to
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Present participle for to cause a friend to become unfriendly or hostile
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Present participle for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Present participle for to show an unwillingness to accept or engage with someone or something
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Present participle for to drive away or cause to disperse
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Present participle for to show an unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
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Present participle for to come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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