repel vs repulse :

Definitions

  • v  cause to move back by force or influence
    repel the enemy
  • v  be repellent to; cause aversion in
  • v  force or drive back
    repel the attacker
  • v  reject outright and bluntly
  • v  fill with distaste

  • n  an instance of driving away or warding off
  • v  force or drive back
  • v  be repellent to; cause aversion in
  • v  cause to move back by force or influence
News & Articles

  • Niger security forces repel attack on police: defence minister
    NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's security forces repelled an overnight assault by gunmen on a military police academy in the capital Niamey, the defence minister said on Wednesday, an attack likely to heighten concerns over the Islamist threat in the West African nation. The attack on the academy in Niamey's northern Koirategui suburb followed a June 1 assault on a prison in the capital, during which ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Niger security forces repel attack on police: defence minister
    NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's security forces repelled an overnight assault by gunmen on a military police academy in the capital Niamey, the defence minister said on Wednesday, an attack likely to heighten concerns over the Islamist threat in the West African nation. The attack on the academy in Niamey's northern Koirategui suburb followed a June 1 assault on a prison in the capital, during which ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Alabama-Based CMR Demos Programmable Magnets That Changes Polarity And Strength On A Whim
    Magnets are pretty basic - some poles attract, some repel, and you can use them to hold stuff up on your fridge. However, what happens when magnets can be "programmed" to react in different ways? Huntsville, Ala.-based Correlated Magnetics Research has some magnets that can do some amazing - and slightly spooky - things.
    June 12, 2013 - TechCrunch

  • 150 YEARS AGO: State militia tracked down and captured Pulliam's guerrillas
    The Army of Northern Virginia sustained a bloody repulse at Gettysburg, Pa., and the beleaguered garrison at Vicksburg, Miss., cracked under a 47-day siege on the worst day of the war for the Confeder
    July 3, 2013 - Columbia Daily Tribune
  • 150 YEARS AGO: State militia tacked down and captured Pulliam's guerrillas
    The Army of Northern Virginia sustained a bloody repulse at Gettysburg, Pa., and the beleaguered garrison at Vicksburg, Miss., cracked under a 47-day siege on the worst day of the war for the Confeder
    July 3, 2013 - Columbia Daily Tribune
  • Jesse Daughter Born
    James and Suzanne (Lohmeyer) Jesse, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, announce the birth of a daughter, Sarabeth Hope Jesse. Born Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Matilda International Hospital, Hong Kong, she weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.
    June 29, 2013 - The Missourian