, n. [L. repulsa, fr. repellere, repulsum.]
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1. The act of repelling or driving back; also, the state of being repelled or driven back.
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By fate repelled, and with repulses tired.
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He received in the repulse of Tarquin seven hurts in the body.
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2. Figuratively: Refusal; denial; rejection; failure.
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