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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An instance of driving away or warding off

Usage examples (28)
  • The very thought of his cold clammy hands repulsed me.
  • The great battle of Fredericksburg, in which the Federal armies sustained a disastrous repulse, is described in the Supplement, page
  • To him a repulse was the starting point of a new attempt.
  • The first intimation he had of a repulse was the trembling of for more
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