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Synonyms for repulse

Noun

1. rebuff, snub, repulse, rejection
usage: an instance of driving away or warding off

Verb

1. repel, repulse, fight off, rebuff, drive back, fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend
usage: force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
2. repel, repulse, displease
usage: be repellent to; cause aversion in
3. repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back, push, force
usage: cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
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