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repulse

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treatment that is deliberately unfriendly
  • The waiter's incredibly rude repulse of our polite request for a better table—one that wasn't right next to the kitchen—prompted us to walk out.
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repulse

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1 to cause to feel disgust
  • The smell of that town's paper mill totally repulses me.
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turn one's stomach

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2 to drive back
  • The defense repeatedly repulsed all of the offense's attempts to move the ball forward, keeping them firmly planted on the 20-yard line.
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