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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having power to force back in a manner, physically or mentally.

Usage examples (41)
  • What is it about separation, in any or all of its many forms and degrees, that makes it so basic and so sinister, so exciting and so repellent?
  • A water-repellent fabric
  • Report: Deet, popular and potent insect repellent, is neurotoxic
  • Mosquitoes are night creatures, too, so insect repellent is a must (on you but never your bait). for more
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