Thesaurus / repel
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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.
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A dignified, modest reserve is the surest way to repel impertinence.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
They were ready to adopt the most energetic measures to repel the interference of this armed confederacy.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Douglas was advancing to repel the assailants when he was informed of the force in rear, and instantly drew back his men.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The men of his company, roaring curses at the Frenchmen, prepare to receive and repel a thundering charge of French cuirassiers.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
An always wrathful God would repel His worshipers, or cast them into despair.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
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.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
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.
WORDS RELATED TO REPEL
- cut to the quick
- play dirty
- put out
- turn off
- buckle down
- carry on
- engage in
- exert oneself
- fall out
- hammer away
- lay into
- light into
- make a stand against
- push forward
- put up an argument
- spare no effort
- stand up to
- take on
- take pains
- tangle with
- toil on
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