Definition of Repulsing

1. Verb. (present participle of repulse) ¹



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Definition of Repulsing

1. repulse [v] - See also: repulse

Lexicographical Neighbors of Repulsing

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

Literary usage of Repulsing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Egyptian Literature: Comprising Egyptian Tales, Hymns, Litanies, Invocations by Epiphanius Wilson (1901)
"THE CHAPTER OF Repulsing SERPENTS (OR WORMS). Nu, the overseer of the palace, the chancellor-in-chief, triumphant, saith: " Hail, thou serpent Rerek, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"1649, Vaughan led the charge in repulsing him, but was killed, dying ' bravely at the head of his men,' who were thereupon seized with panic, and could not ..."

3. A Dictionary of All Officers, who Have Been Commissioned, Or Have Been by Charles Kitchell Gardner (1853)
"Asa Morgan (Con) Fut It Lht drugs 13 June '08: Capt Jan. '10: disband. creek, near Black Rock, repulsing a superior force of the enemy 3 Aug. May 44. ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... to provide for the repulsing of such imminent and evident danger, not by any new law of their own making, as had been untruly suggested to his majesty, ..."

5. The Works of William Robertson: To which is Prefixed an Account of His Life by William Robertson (1851)
"He stood repeated assaults, repulsing the enemy in them all; and undismayed even by the death of his brave associate De la Lande, who was killed by a ..."

6. Deeds of Valor: From Records in the Archives of the United States Government by Walter Frederick Beyer, Oscar Frederick Keydel (1907)
"About 5 PM, after repulsing five successive charges of the enemy, we found ourselves without ammunition. The enemy were about 100 yards in our front, ..."

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