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repulse

verb /rəˈpals/
to repel (an enemy)
zurückschlagen
The British garrison of some 350 troops was able to repulse the attack.
to refuse to accept eg help from, or be friendly to.
abschlagen
repulsion /rəˈpalʃən/ noun disgust
der Widerwille
A feeling of repulsion gripped her when she saw the rat.
repulsive /rəˈpalsiv/ adjective horrible; disgusting
widerwärtig
He is a thoroughly repulsive individual.
repulsively adverb
widerwärtig
repulsiveness noun
die Widerwärtigkeit
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