Origin of repulse
OTHER WORDS FROM repulsere·puls·er, nounun·re·pulsed, adjectiveun·re·puls·ing, adjective
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How to use repulse in a sentence
How did warring, factionalized city-states on the edge of the known world repulse the first superpower?
And if I were Christie, a song like "41 Shots" would repulse me.
The Repulse Isles are of small size; they are surrounded by rocks, which do not extend more than a quarter of a mile from them.
Gwynne was not in the humor to repulse anybody, and assured her that she really made him feel that he had returned to his home.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The three men leaped to their feet, and seizing their arms, prepared bravely to repulse the enemies who attacked them so suddenly.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
Her repulse was a mortal offence: small minds never forget, much less pardon a rebuke to their vanity, and he inly swore revenge.Alone|Marion Harland
In a sortie Bohemond the crafty and brave was wounded; Tancred's and Godfrey's valor ended in repulse.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis