We would set aside all other agendas and disputes as secondary, and go to the ramparts until the threat was repelled.
Liberals are repelled by Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin—when what they should be is envious.
King Alfred of Wessex repelled the attacks and laid the foundations for a kingdom that would become known as England.
Hundreds of insurgents attacked and were only repelled by teams of Apache helicopters.
There are many, many reasons to be repelled by Ronaldo that have nothing to do with his athletic performance.
And all love that spoke not of the altar only shocked and repelled her.
As some persons, although ugly, attract; Dona Perfecta repelled.
No more was to be got out of her, and Sue, baffled and repelled, went her way.
But that she would trust him when everything about him should have repelled her!
Yet, for all his humility, he was possessed by a spirit of egoism that repelled me.