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repulse
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 4
2. Figuratively: Refusal; denial; rejection; failure.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To repel; to beat or drive back; as, to repulse an assault; to repulse the enemy.
2. To repel by discourtesy, coldness, or denial; to reject; to send away; as, to repulse a suitor or a proffer.
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