Noun(1) an instance of driving away or warding off
Verb(1) force or drive back(2) be repellent to; cause aversion in(3) cause to move back by force or influence
(1) his evasion of her plan had been another repulse(2) Even the thought of killing didn't repulse me the way it used to, although I still refrained from that particular method of retrieving my money.(3) the repulse of the invaders(4) The muddy ground delayed them and gave the French gunners time to rally and repulse the first attack.(5) his evasion of her scheme had been another repulse(6) These films regale as they repulse , hitting the gag reflex and the funny bone simultaneously.(7) She was not flattered by Mr. Elton's confession, only repulsed at this inferior man daring to address the fine Miss Woodhouse in such a manner.(8) It was due to the fact that the disastrous Dieppe Raid of 1942 had led the Wehrmacht's 302nd Infantry Division, which had repulsed the attack, to draw up a how-not-to manual of coastal landings.(9) Sue is hard and resilient and, though she is the film's embodiment of civilization in much the way Grace Kelly is High Noon's, she's neither frightened nor morally repulsed when violence erupts.(10) Our analysis confirmed that many 1932 moviegoers were repulsed by the film, but whether that translated to even more negative attitudes toward people with disabilities is unclear.(11) The party leader, Trevor Sargent, told a Young Greens conference in Galway that ├ö├ç├┐even the most enthusiastic of young voters├ö├ç├û had been repulsed by the sleaze exposed at the tribunals.(12) Against all odds, they succeeded first in repulsing the original attack and then in holding the enemy at bay for almost two weeks while being besieged without re-supply.(13) He assisted General Yigael Yadin in repulsing the attacks on Israel and the attacks by the Arab nations getting desired results.(14) Olumer stifled a groan and wondered how he had managed to attract her attention instead of repulsing her, which had been the general idea.(15) Even as the British army repulses the French at almost every turn, the British navy's task seems harder since it is short of men.(16) The thought of even being seen with you repulses me.
2. rebuff ::
3. snub ::
4. repel ::
5. rebuff ::
6. reject ::
7. revolt ::
8. drive back ::
repulse, repulsed, repulses, repulsing
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And that social relationships
will continue to baffle and REPULSE me.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 12
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