repugn


re·pugn

verb \ri-ˈpyün\

Definition of REPUGN

intransitive verb
archaic
:  to offer opposition, objection, or resistance
transitive verb
:  to contend against :  oppose

Origin of REPUGN

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French repugner, from Latin repugnare
First Known Use: 14th century

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