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Dictionary definition for: Repel

1. (v) cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy" "push back the urge to smoke" "beat back the invaders"

2. (v) be repellent to; cause aversion in

3. (v) force or drive back; "repel the attacker" "fight off the onslaught" "rebuff the attack"

4. (v) reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"

5. (v) fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"

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