Thesaurus / repel

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Simcoe is going to erect a fort in our territories, and the President has declared that he will repel the attempt.
The memorized lines of the young speaker will usually sound like memorized words, and repel.
THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKINGDALE CARNAGEY (AKA DALE CARNEGIE) AND J. BERG ESENWEIN
For few indeed are the souls that are able by the aid of wealth to repel dangers of this description.
But he failed to repel the Turks, who in 1526 destroyed the power of Hungary at the battle of Mohcs.
But when it is intimated that all this is necessarily and inevitably so, I repel the insinuation.
THE BOBBIN BOYWILLIAM M. THAYER
Besides, it certainly must be looked upon as ex parte evidence, which it was impossible to repel.
During the long day San Juan had sought to frighten, to repel her.
THE BELLS OF SAN JUANJACKSON GREGORY
Everyone was up and ready to repel an attack, but none was made, and after an hour the fire ceased as suddenly as it had begun.
WITH THE ALLIES TO PEKINGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
The measures to repel an attack on the points hitherto unassailed had been taken.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
Waymouth caught sight of what was occurring, and with a handful of men sprang to repel the boarders.
ANTONY WAYMOUTHW.H.G. KINGSTON

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