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repel

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1 to drive back
  • The defenders repelled the attacking army after several hours of fierce fighting.
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2 to cause to feel disgust
  • The idea of chocolate-covered grasshoppers repels me.
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turn one's stomach

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3 to refuse to give in to
  • repelled the temptation to stay out late and call in sick the next day
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