Definition of Repulsed

1. Verb. (past of repulse) ¹



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Definition of Repulsed

1. repulse [v] - See also: repulse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repulsed

repugnaunce
repugned
repugning
repugns
repullulate
repullulated
repullulates
repullulating
repullulation
repullulations
repulp
repulped
repulping
repulps
repulse
repulsed (current term)
repulser
repulsers
repulses
repulsing
repulsion
repulsion motor
repulsions
repulsive
repulsive(a)
repulsive force
repulsively
repulsiveness
repulsivenesses
repulsory

Literary usage of Repulsed

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... than fifteen minutes ; but they were repulsed with ease, and driven back with much loss, on every occasion. This continued until about half past four p. ..."

2. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"repulsed. — Burma Messengers, — Object to gain Time. ... Burmas suffered to advance: their Left attacked and defeated, — repulsed at ..."

3. Dictionary of Battles from the Earliest Date to the Present Time by Thomas Benfield Harbottle (1904)
"occupied a range of heights fringing the Massaponax River, were attacked by the Federals, whom they repulsed after hard fighting, with a loss of 13771 ..."

4. The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States by Horace Greeley (1866)
"Moves thence to Bayou Sara, and crosses the Mississippi—Invests Port Hudson— Combined Attack on its Defenses—repulsed with a loss of 2.000—Bank: presses the ..."

5. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... guard put to flight by the French cavalry—He retires to the city of Valencia—Siege of Saguntum—The French repulsed in an assault—Palombini defeat! ..."

6. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1880)
"A strong detachment, sent at the same time across the Niagara to attack Buffalo, was repulsed, much to Drummond's vexation, by a body of American riflemen ..."

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