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repulse -- as in: repulse the attack
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • It was the end of May when the farmer determined to be no longer repulsed by trivialities or distracted by suspense.
  • And yet she could not help feeling that the assistance he was rendering forbade a harsh repulse.
  • The animal, who was as homeless as she, respectfully withdrew a step or two when the woman moved, and, seeing that she did not repulse him, he licked her hand again.

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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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