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repelling

adjective

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repelling

verb
present participle of repel

Synonyms & Antonyms of repelling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to drive back
  • the defenders repelled the attacking army after several hours of fierce fighting

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“Repelling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/repelling. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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