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  • verbpush away; repulse
  • verbinduce aversion

synonyms for repelled

  • chase away
  • confront
  • drive away
  • drive off
  • fend off
  • hold off
  • rebuff
  • resist
  • ward off
  • withstand
  • buck
  • check
  • cool
  • cut
  • decline
  • dismiss
  • disown
  • dispute
  • duel
  • fight
  • kick
  • oppose
  • parry
  • rebut
  • refuse
  • reject
  • traverse
  • beat back
  • beat off
  • brush off
  • cast aside
  • drive back
  • force back
  • force off
  • give cold shoulder to
  • hold back
  • keep at arm's length
  • keep at bay
  • keep off
  • knock down
  • push back
  • put down
  • put to flight
  • stand up against
  • stave off
  • turn down
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antonyms for repelled

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  • accept
  • agree
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • help
  • increase
  • sanction
  • support
  • attract
  • draw
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How to use repelled in a sentence

When the immune system spots these proteins, it mounts defenses against them that will also repel real viral intruders in the future.
MODERNA SAYS ITS COVID-19 VACCINE IS NEARLY 95% EFFECTIVEWILL HEAVENNOVEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Wax still forms a barrier against water corrosion, but in wet conditions, it’s less effective at repelling grit.
YOU SHOULD HOT-WAX YOUR BIKE CHAINS. HERE'S WHY.JOE LINDSEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Banks said one law criminalizes the use of military at the polls unless it is “necessary to repel armed enemies of the United States.”
HOW THE NATIONAL GUARD COULD PLAY A ROLE IN THE ELECTIONRACHEL SCHALLOMOCTOBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
When we encounter a pathogen we’ve seen before, we can repel it before it harms us.
WHEN EVOLUTION IS INFECTIOUS - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
When the 2020 coronavirus pandemic forced workers across the United States to stop congregating in offices and work from home, Siemens USA was prepared to protect its newly remote workforce and identify and repel potential data breaches.
AIOPS USES AI, AUTOMATION TO BOOST SECURITYJASON SPARAPANISEPTEMBER 30, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Another group, the benzoxazinoids, perform complex signaling that grass family species like corn, wheat, and rye use to repel microbial pathogens.
JUNK FOOD IS BAD FOR PLANTS, TOO - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANNE BIKLé & DAVID R. MONTGOMERYSEPTEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
The English seized their46 opportunity and attacked as closely as the fire permitted, but they were gallantly repelled.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
General Hall occupied Santólan and the pumping-station there and repelled the repeated attacks made on his column.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He had never been invited into a woman's crypts before, and he hardly knew whether he were gratified or repelled.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
At first Henri had wished, having learned of an attack, to be among those who repelled it.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REPELLED

  • abhorred
  • appalled
  • displeased
  • fastidious
  • fed up
  • full up
  • grossed out
  • had bellyful
  • had enough
  • had it
  • nauseated
  • nauseous
  • outraged
  • overwrought
  • queasy
  • repelled
  • repulsed
  • revolted
  • satiated
  • sick
  • sick and tired of
  • sick of
  • squeamish
  • teed off
  • tired
  • turned off
  • unhappy
  • up to here
  • weary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.