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repulse -- as in: repulse the attack
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Anna Karenina
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  • Every time Levin tried to penetrate beyond the outer chambers of Sviazhsky’s mind, which were hospitably open to all, he noticed that Sviazhsky was slightly disconcerted; faint signs of alarm were visible in his eyes, as though he were afraid Levin would understand him, and he would give him a kindly, good-humored repulse.

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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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