verb (used with object), re·pelled, re·pel·ling.
verb (used without object), re·pelled, re·pel·ling.
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“Such a proclamation should reach Europe contemporaneously with the account of the entry of the capital, thereby at once repelling the idea, so prevalent there, that it carries with it the reduction of the country,” Rush wrote.
In the absence of a repeller, a smooth rounded fork handle may be employed.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
About half of this power reception ultimately actuated the repeller ray generators.
Their repeller rays were relatively weak; just strong enough to lift them about ten or twelve feet from the surface.
In the absence of a repeller a smooth, round, fork handle may be used, the prongs having been removed from the other end.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture