Results for repulse

Definitions of repulse:

part of speech: noun

The act of driving back; state of being driven back or beaten off; decided refusal; denial.

part of speech: noun

The state of being repulsed or driven back: the act of repelling: refusal.

part of speech: verb transitive

To drive back; beat off; as, to repulse the enemy; to drive away by coldness, etc.; refuse to accept or meet; as, to repulse the advances of a friend.

part of speech: verb

To drive back by force; to repel.

part of speech: noun

A being checked or driven back by force; refusal; denial.

part of speech: verb transitive

To drive back: to repel: to beat off.

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