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What is another word for repelling?

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Noun
The act of repelling or the condition of being repelled
Noun
The action of driving back an attack or of being driven back
Adjective
Repulsive or not aesthetically pleasant
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Adjective
That which repels or opposes a physical force
Adjective
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 defy or put up an opposition to
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“He had to repel the urge to stare into the inky depths that commanded attention, even when dulled by pain.”
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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 resist mixing with or be impervious to (another substance)
“The earth is often sealed by a clay-like film that tends to repel water.”
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Present participle for to confront or come up against
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Present participle for to offend the moral feelings of
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Present participle for to scare or instill fear
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Present participle for to make (someone) feel annoyed or upset
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Present participle for to act in opposition to
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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 show an unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
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Present participle for to defy or challenge someone or something with hostile or argumentative intent
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