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    repel

    repel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word repel

    Definition
    (verb) cause to move back by force or influence
    Example Sentence
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders
    Definition
    (verb) be repellent to; cause aversion in
    Synonyms : repulse
    Definition
    (verb) force or drive back
    Synonyms : drive back , fight off , rebuff , repulse
    Example Sentence
    • repel the attacker
    • fight off the onslaught
    • rebuff the attack
    Definition
    (verb) reject outright and bluntly
    Synonyms : rebuff , snub
    Example Sentence
    • She snubbed his proposal
    Definition
    (verb) fill with distaste
    Synonyms : disgust , gross out , revolt
    Example Sentence
    • This spoilt food disgusts me
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for repel

Rip the enemy to repel.

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