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repulse
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition to force something to move away
  • That made her cry, at first; and then being repulsed continually hardened her, and she laughed if I told her to say she was sorry for her faults, and beg to be forgiven.
    Chapter 5 (61% in)
  • 'Keep your eft's fingers off; and move, or I'll kick you!' cried Heathcliff, brutally repulsing her.
    Chapter 27 (87% in)

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