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repulse
used in Treasure Island

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to force something to move away
  • I had quite made up my mind that the mutineers, after their repulse of the morning, had nothing nearer their hearts than to up anchor and away to sea; this, I thought, it would be a fine thing to prevent, and now that I had seen how they left their watchmen unprovided with a boat, I thought it might be done with little risk.
    Chapter 22 — How My Sea Adventure Began (87% in)

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