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repulse -- as in: repulse the attack
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Tom tried again, with soothing words in his mouth, and was repulsed 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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