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Sample sentences for the GRE study word repulse

repulse can be used as a verb
repulse can be used as a noun

1.But strive, though numerous, to repulse in vai. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.A repulse though your attempt, as you call it, deserv. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.This morning, when I went to see him after his repulse of Van Helsing, his manner was that of a man commanding destiny. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.He received in the repulse of Tarquin seven hurts i' th' body. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.I would have taken him with me to see the patient, only I thought that after his last repulse he might not care to go again. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
6.Still, however you have found me out, there must be something good in the feeling that has brought you here, and I will not repulse you but surely you must understand that--I--. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
7.Reed's pardon but I knew, partly from experience and partly from instinct, that was the way to make her repulse me with double scorn, thereby re-exciting every turbulent impulse of my nature. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8."Why do you attempt to repulse me in this way, dear mamma Why should you not let me enjoy your person as much as you like Charlie to do it. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
9.The sentinel wanted to repulse him but Felton called to the officer of the post, and drawing from his pocket the letter of which he was the bearer, he said, "A pressing message from Lord de Winter.. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.They repulsed every attempt of Mrs. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
11.The Spirit, stronger yet, repulsed him. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
12.I blamed none of those who repulsed me. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
13.I would reconcile him to life, but he repulses the idea. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
14.The Martians had been repulsed they were not invulnerable. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
15.Darling stretched out her arms to him, but he repulsed her. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
16.Inspired repulsed battalions to engage. - from English Literature by William J. Long
17."She knows it, Kantos Kan, and repulses me only because she is promised to Sab Than.. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
18.The French had been repulsed for the last time. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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