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repulse -- as in: repulse the attack
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Wuthering Heights
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  • 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.
  • ’Keep your eft’s fingers off; and move, or I’ll kick you!’ cried Heathcliff, brutally repulsing her.

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  • Attack, counter-attack, charge, repulse—these are words, but what things they signify!
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Not everyone was repulsed by me.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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