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Present participle for to fend off or defend against something hostile
“The muddy ground delayed them and gave the French gunners time to rally and repulse the first attack.”
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Present participle for to reject or rebuff (an approach or offer or the person making it)
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“Lotus had been repulsed when the poor fool approached her to grab her colorful robe.”
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Present participle for to cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
“Even the thought of killing didn't repulse me the way it used to, although I still refrained from that particular method of retrieving my money.”
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Present participle for to reject or rebuff
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Present participle for rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
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(fend off) Present participle for to defend against or keep away
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Present participle for to ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
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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 cause emotional distress to someone
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Present participle for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Present participle for to resist openly and boldly
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Present participle for to defeat or conquer
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Present participle for to slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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