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repulse
used in The War of the Worlds

2 uses
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Definition
to force something to move away
  • The Martians had been repulsed; they were not invulnerable.
    1.14 — Book 1 Chapter 14 — In London (47% in)
  • Repulse of the Martians!
    1.14 — Book 1 Chapter 14 — In London (42% in)

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