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repulse -- as in: repulse the attack
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David Copperfield
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  • She was always labouring, in secret, under this distress; and being delicate and downcast at the time of his last repulse — for it was not the first, by many — pined away and died.
  • If my family are at length sensible of the deprivation to which their own conduct has, in the past, exposed them, and now desire to extend the hand of fellowship, let it not be repulsed.’
  • He repulsed 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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