Definition of Repulses

1. Verb. (third-person singular of repulse) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of repulse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repulses

1. repulse [v] - See also: repulse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repulses

repugns
repullulate
repullulated
repullulates
repullulating
repullulation
repullulations
repulp
repulped
repulping
repulps
repulse
repulsed
repulser
repulsers
repulses (current term)
repulsing
repulsion
repulsion motor
repulsions
repulsive
repulsive(a)
repulsive force
repulsively
repulsiveness
repulsivenesses
repulsory
repump
repumped
repumping

Literary usage of Repulses

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1880)
"all the instruments of attack which antiquity had invented. repulses Fascines were prepared to fill the ditches, ..."

2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... Brissot Letters of Introduction—Outfit—New Consular Convention—Annoyed by French Creditors of United States—repulses Impertinence of General Armand—Asks ..."

3. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... enters the Trinity—repulses several assaults—Citadel surrenders 5th December—St. Cyr marches on Barcelona—Crosses the Ter—Deceives Lazan—Turns ..."

4. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... with six thousand men. reaches Gerona—Lord Cochrane enters the Trinity—repulses several assaults—Citadel surrenders 5th December—St. Cyr marches on ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1827)
"GREECE—Engagements between the Greek and Turkish Fleets—Siege of Missolonghi— Attacks and repulses of Ibrahim—Capture by Ibrahim of ..."

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