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repels

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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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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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