Verb(1) cause to move back by force or influence(2) be repellent to; cause aversion in(3) force or drive back(4) reject outright and bluntly(5) fill with distaste
(1) The ritual, which includes the mixing of human ashes and blood then drinking it, might repel us, but our reaction sharpens the real distinction and gulf between the savages' lives and ours.(2) boots with good-quality leather uppers to repel moisture(3) He doesn't have the build for the Jackie Chan stunts he uses to repel the onslaught of his friends in crime-fighting, and he doesn't bear himself with heroic presence.(4) Further along, bioengineering may open the door to fabrics that constantly repel dirt while secreting the fragrances of your choice.(5) Such masculinity and Japaneseness attract and repel him at the same time.(6) If presumably neither, the concert certainly was distinctively Pogorelich - an attribute that will continue to repel distracters and lure fans from all over the country.(7) electrically charged objects attract or repel one another(8) McNamara and Blight argue that the U.S. should pledge not to use force unilaterally except to repel an attack, forgoing sovereign rights in favor of the collective security of a multilateral organization.(9) They manage to defend themselves and repel the androids that have attacked them.(10) The sight and sounds of Tommy's thrusts shock and repel us; it's almost too much.(11) Furthermore, if the lifeboat owner, Jones, is being aggressed against by Smith, and has the right to prosecute Smith later on, he therefore also has the right to use force to repel Smith's aggression on the spot.(12) government units sought to repel the rebels(13) It's a bright idea to have crooked cops besiege the police station so that the good cops and their prisoners have to join forces to repel the invaders.(14) The site is supposed to be located on an Indian burial ground, and I believe they actually had to repel a few Indian attacks as they were building it.(15) The glass, coated with microscopic chemical coatings, has properties which repel moisture and dirt, allowing them to be washed away during normal rainy weather.(16) like poles repel and unlike poles attract
1. fight off ::
2. be impervious to ::
være uigennemtrængelig for
3. revolt ::
4. push back ::
5. repulse ::
6. drive back ::
7. snub ::
Different Formsrepel, repelling, repels
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