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repulsing

verb
present participle of repulse

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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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“Repulsing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/repulsing. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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