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repulse
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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Definition
to force something to move away
  • The Trojans are repulsed in the left wing.
    2.13 — Volume 2 Book 13 (2% in)
  • Jupiter, awaking, sees the Trojans repulsed from the trenches, Hector in a swoon, and Neptune at the head of the Greeks; he is highly incensed at the artifice of Juno, who appeases him by her submissions; she is then sent to Iris and Apollo.
    2.14 — Volume 2 Book 14 (97% in)
  • Several other particulars of the battle are described; in the heat of which, Patroclus, neglecting the orders of Achilles, pursues the foe to the walls of Troy; where Apollo repulses and disarms him, Euphorbus wounds him, and Hector kills him: which concludes the book.
    2.15 — Volume 2 Book 15 (**% in)

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