repel

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  • Info Repel is a commune in the Vosges department in Lorraine in northeastern France.
  • If they had taken off all at once, they would have repelled him.
  • How is it that she interests me, and yet repels me so easily? Cited from The House by the Church-Yard, by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  • He who brings danger upon another has more spirit than he who repels it. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol III, Books 27 to 36, by Titus Livius
  • Since both leaves have the same charge, they repel each other and spread apart.
  • It is what men say about religion, rather than religion itself, that repels us. Cited from The Untroubled Mind, by Herbert J. Hall
  • If two positive fields come in contact with one another they will be repelled by one another.
  • His poetry repels many people at first because it is unlike any other poetry. Cited from Old and New Masters, by Robert Lynd
  • Repels still work in the same way as they have in previous Soul series games.
  • And now, he said, what did we just now call that principle which repels the even? Cited from Phaedo, by Plato [AKA: The Death of Socrates 3]#17
  • France would then have as much interest in repelling Russia as we have. Cited from Isabel Lady Burton, V2, by W. H. Wilkins
  • She repels him and he is seen by her no more. Cited from From the Ball-Room to Hell, by T. A. Faulkner
  • He was again repelled, and made one more, also unsuccessful attempt the next year.
  • They went straight into action leaving the aircraft under fire, and repelled the Japanese invasion.
  • Thus the British centre and right had succeeded in finally repelling the attacks made upon them. Cited from Under Wellington's Command, by G. A. Henty
  • She raised her left hand, and flung it out as if repelling me. Cited from Lilith, by George MacDonald
  • I doubt not their efficiency in repelling an attack in their own country. Cited from What I Remember, Volume 2, by Thomas Adolphus Trollope
  • Certainly we have been fairly successful so far in repelling their counter-attacks. Cited from The Bed-Book of Happiness, by Harold Begbie
  • At the beginning of the last century the latter were considered repelling. Cited from The Story Of My Life, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • A further Dutch counter-attack during the first war-night was repelled before it even started.
  • Since they receive the same sign charge they repel each other and thus diverge.
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Meaning of repel

  • verb Cause to move back by force or influence
    repel the enemy, push back the urge to smoke, beat back the invaders
  • verb Be repellent to; cause aversion in
  • verb Force or drive back
    repel the attacker, fight off the onslaught, rebuff the attack