Repulse – meaning of the word and example

To push away or refuse something or someone unwanted, especially to successfully stop a physical attack against you. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If you are repulsed by something, you think that it horrible and disgusting and you want to avoid it. (Collins Dictionary)

To drive or beat back: Repel. (Merriam – Webster)

Drive back (an attack or attacker) by force. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Example

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