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Madison and Monroe ordered cannons to the banks of the river to prepare to repel the next wave of invaders.
As in any conflict, sometimes the effort to repel an infection can itself be damaging.
In other number news, Vesselin Dimitrov used another well-known bridge — connecting polynomials to power series — to quantify exactly how certain numerical solutions to polynomials work to geometrically repel each other.
A water-repelling compound keeps the web from absorbing water.
This is what leaves you immunized and ready to repel the real virus if it turns up.
The following extracts are quoted from the press of China, upon the subject of repelling the Ti-pings from Shanghae.
TI-PING TIEN-KWOHAUGUSTUS F. LINDLEY
Glittering and glassy, they sparkled like ice—clear, sarcastic and repelling—and oh, how cold!
"Perhaps he prizes it for its own sake," Mrs. Gould said in a tone as if she were repelling an undeserved aspersion.
That full-blooded, powerful temperament is the only nature capable of repelling the action of time.
BEATRIXHONORE DE BALZAC
She had no intimates of her own sex; with the women she was courteously distant, repelling and rather despising them.
DESERT CONQUESTA. M. CHISHOLM

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