OTHER WORDS FOR repel
Origin of repel
OTHER WORDS FROM repel
How to use repel in a sentence
With political beliefs rooted in “compassion,” she said, she felt repelled by her sibling’s outlook.After Capitol riots, desperate families turn to groups that ‘deprogram’ extremists|Paulina Villegas, Hannah Knowles|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
For the past 12 months, life has been unusually difficult and a combination of circumstance and culture have led to a blossoming of ad hoc efforts to repel the forces of darkness.A brutal, isolating year leads to baffling battles between good and evil|Philip Bump|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
So opposites didn’t exactly attract, but they didn’t repel either.Date Lab: Opposites didn’t attract — but they didn’t repel, either|Rich Juzwiak|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Irene is at first distrustful of Clare, almost repelled by the choice she’s made.Rebecca Hall's Passing Is a Complex, Moving Story About Racial Identity—and a Sundance Standout|Stephanie Zacharek|February 3, 2021|Time
When he dropped an ant-repelling fluid into the dish’s center, more ants consistently stampeded toward one of the exits than the other, replicating the asymmetrical behavior that people can exhibit.Want to Get Out Alive? Follow the Ants - Issue 95: Escape|Conor Myhrvold|January 28, 2021|Nautilus
Their repeller rays were relatively weak; just strong enough to lift them about ten or twelve feet from the surface.
In the "X" circuit, the negative was grounded along an ultraviolet beam from the ship's repeller-ray generator.
About half of this power reception ultimately actuated the repeller ray generators.
When they had regained consciousness, the ship was pretty banged up, and the meteor-repeller shields cracked.To Each His Star|Bryce Walton
The Lupercal was the sanctuary of Lupercus ('wolf-repeller'), an old Roman shepherd god.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil