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Polish translation of “repulse”

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repulse

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈpʌls/
UNPLEASANT If someone or something repulses you, you think they are extremely unpleasant.
napawać obrzydzeniem
The smell of him repulsed her.Inspiring dislikeSerious and unpleasant
DEFEAT to successfully stop a military attack
odpierać
[often passive] The enemy attack was quickly repulsed.Responding to an attack
(Definition of repulse from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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