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  Words related to repulse

Related / Similar Words: rebuff, snub, repel, fight off, drive back, drive, force back, push back, beat back

 

Definition:
  • an instance of driving away or warding off;
  • force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack";
  • cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders";
  • be repellent to; cause aversion in;

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    Hyponyms: disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up, turn off, put off

     

    Grouped Verbs: drive

     

    Derivational Morphology: repel, drive, force back, push back, beat back, fight off, rebuff, drive back, snub, repulsion, standoff, rollback, campaign, cause, crusade, movement, effort, thrust, driving force, repellent, repellant

     

     
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