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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Highly offensive.

Usage examples (27)
  • "That's what I call repelling boarders!" said Captain Barforth, grimly.
  • France would then have as much interest in repelling Russia as we have.
  • The rest I have to chance, and, as I told you, I've so far been pretty lucky in repelling invaders.
  • Happy would it have been, had she exerted an equal degree of fortitude in repelling the first attacks upon her virtue! for more
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