Sentence example with the word 'repulse'

repulse

abjuration, carom, contrecoup, disclamation, fend, nauseate, push back, rejection, revolt, stand, waive

Definition n. an instance of driving away or warding off

Last update: October 7, 2015


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My request for a donation met with a repulse.   [Please select]

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The enemy forces were repulsed. .   [Please select]

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She repulsed his advances.   [Please select]

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In an attempt to disgust and repulse these vile oppressors, I once again induced myself to vomit on their favorite chair.   [Please select]

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He served with the force under Outram at the Alum Bagh, including the repulse of the numerous attacks.   [Please select]

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At this slight repulse the assailants instantly withdrew, and gradually the place became as still as before the sudden tumult.   [Please select]

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"'Twas a noble repulse."'   [Please select]

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The baffled Magua continued silent several minutes, apparently indifferent, however, to the repulse he had received in this his opening effort to regain possession of Cora.   [Please select]

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London was in arms; and Brill remembered its repulse of Hampden's regiment with a proud consciousness of being invincible.   [Please select]

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She was startled for an instant, because the place was lonely, and Captain Stubbard's battery crew had established their power to repulse the French by pounding their fellow-countrymen.   [Please select]

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The banqueting hall was in better repair, for the Carnes had been hospitable to the last; but the windows kept no wind off, neither did the roof repulse the rain.   [Please select]

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