Synonyms for repulsing
- 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 REPULSING
James was used to her supplications for justice, and to repulsing them.
At Gourouma we were attacked by seven boats, but succeeded in repulsing them.
Puymirol had now abandoned all idea of repulsing the stranger.
They tried in vain to storm it, the Judans repulsing a nocturnal attack.
Both were as serious as could be, repulsing everyone who wanted to separate them.
We changed position and assisted the 51st in repulsing the attack.
She had gone as far as she could, and thought that Nancy was repulsing her.
What is the use of my reproaching him, or repulsing him with angry words?
We had not, however, done with the enemy by repulsing him at one point.
On the whole, in spite of the repulsing hand, he took it that he had advanced his cause.