Synonyms for repulsed
- fend off
- put down
- ward off
- beat off
- brush off
- drive back
- fight off
- hold off
- keep off
- kick in the teeth
- push back
- set back
- stave off
- throw back
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REPULSED
He repulsed the advances of neighbors, and became what Robert called him—a miser.
But they repulsed him rudely, and treated his suggestion with contempt.
That attack had been repulsed with slaughter, and the brigade was concentrated.
Twice the English attempted to board the enemy, and twice were repulsed.
And to think that I repulsed you, that I would not accept happiness when it was yet possible!
For a moment he held her, but soon, almost brusquely, she repulsed him.
The rebels attacked a hen-roost in search of eggs, but were repulsed.
The attacks of the reserves were repulsed and the Italians held the mountain.
Their force comprised about a brigade; but the French repulsed all attacks.
Again and again they returned to the charge, only to be repulsed with severe losses.