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  • verbpush away
  • verbmake sick

synonyms for repulsing

  • fend off
  • overthrow
  • put down
  • rebuff
  • repel
  • resist
  • ward off
  • check
  • defeat
  • nix
  • rebut
  • reject
  • beat off
  • brush off
  • drive back
  • fight off
  • heave-ho
  • hold off
  • keep off
  • kick in the teeth
  • push back
  • set back
  • stave off
  • throw back
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antonyms for repulsing

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  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • help
  • attract
  • enchant
  • please
  • soothe
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How to use repulsing in a sentence

At Gourouma we were attacked by seven boats, but succeeded in repulsing them.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
Britain also can never forget the part that Plymouth played in repulsing the Great Armada.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
If Howe had sent a small force against them, Washington felt confident of repulsing it.
THE SIEGE OF BOSTONALLEN FRENCH
Washington was fully occupied in repulsing the enemy engaged in this sort of warfare.
FROM FARM HOUSE TO THE WHITE HOUSEWILLIAM M. THAYER
The Mackerel Brigade, my boy, had a great engagement yesterday, and came very near repulsing the enemy.
THE ORPHEUS C. KERR PAPERS. SERIES 1ROBERT H. NEWELL
"I didn't see you for a long time," she said, coquettishly, repulsing one of his exuberant approaches.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
During their stay in the ruins they were vigorously attacked by the Apaches, whom, however, they succeeded in repulsing.
THE TIGER-SLAYERGUSTAVE AIMARD
Being aware of your position, as well as my own, I shall not drive you to the unpleasant task of repulsing me.
THE RANGERSD. P. THOMPSON
We had not, however, done with the enemy by repulsing him at one point.
FOUR MONTHS BESIEGEDH. H. S. PEARSE
Trennahan had given her more than one glimpse of his past, and it had appalled without horrifying or repulsing her.
THE CALIFORNIANSGERTRUDE FRANKLIN HORN ATHERTON
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