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Its high-tech fabric actually repels moisture for all-day warmth, and if you work up a sweat, inner thigh vents allow for extra breathability.
A dignified, modest reserve is the surest way to repel impertinence.
They were ready to adopt the most energetic measures to repel the interference of this armed confederacy.
Douglas was advancing to repel the assailants when he was informed of the force in rear, and instantly drew back his men.
The men of his company, roaring curses at the Frenchmen, prepare to receive and repel a thundering charge of French cuirassiers.
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An always wrathful God would repel His worshipers, or cast them into despair.
It is intelligible that they followed a precedent set by Rome in that age, and hired Saxons to repel Saxons.
What is most to be feared in an encampment is an enemy that musket and bayonet cannot meet or repel.
He endured the ecclesiastical authority of the Jewish p. 89Church, and would not repel its violence by any violence of his own.
THE SOUL OF MANOSCAR WILDE
For few indeed are the souls that are able by the aid of wealth to repel dangers of this description.

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