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repulse

ree puhls

  • 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

  • On Tuesday, the Pakistan's military ordered its forces along the Afghan border to repulse all future American military incursions into Pakistan.
  • The repulse of the Ottoman Empire's army from Vienna in 1683, when Muslim hordes were feared to be on the verge of overrunning Europe, is still widely commemorated.
  • Viewing an execution could repulse so many people that it might lead to a backlash against the death penalty.
News & Articles

  • 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
Quotes

  • Wen Jiabao in Forbes
    We will continue to work with all the Taiwan compatriots to oppose and repulse separatist activities for 'Taiwan independence' and advance the great cause of China's peaceful reunification,Wen said.
  • Meles Zenawi in International Herald Tribune
    It is deemed necessary to make the necessary military preparations for deterring a possible Eritrean invasion and to repulse such an invasion should it occur,Meles said. "We have now come to the point where neither Eritrea or others could...
  • Vladimir Putin in San Diego Union Tribune
    You know, like every country in the world, Russia is a target of terrorist attacks and unfortunately our country, like many others, does not always turn out to be able to effectively repulse these attacks, work to prevent terrorist attacks,...

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