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Definition of Repulse

Repulse
Repulse Re*pulse", n. [L. repulsa, fr. repellere, repulsum.] 1. The act of repelling or driving back; also, the state of being repelled or driven back. By fate repelled, and with repulses tired. --Denham. He received in the repulse of Tarquin seven hurts in the body. --Shak. 2. Figuratively: Refusal; denial; rejection; failure.
Repulse
Repulse Re*pulse" (r?-p?ls"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repulsed (-p?lst"); p. pr. & vb. n. Repulsing.] [L. repulsus, p. p. of repellere. See Repel.] 1. To repel; to beat or drive back; as, to repulse an assault; to repulse the enemy. Complete to have discovered and repulsed Whatever wiles of foe or seeming friend. --Milton. 2. To repel by discourtesy, coldness, or denial; to reject; to send away; as, to repulse a suitor or a proffer.

Meaning of Repulse from wikipedia

- Repulse may refer to: Repulse Island National Park, Queensland, Australia Repulse Bay, Hong Kong The Repulse Bay, residential building Naujaat, formerly...
- HMS Repulse: English ship Repulse (1596) was a 50-gun galleon also known as Due Repulse, launched in 1595 and in the records until 1645. HMS Repulse (1759)...
- The sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse was a naval engagement in World War II, as part of the war in the Pacific, that took place on 10 December 1941...
- HMS Repulse was one of two Renown-class battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. Originally laid down as an improved version...
- Repulse Bay or Tsin S**** Wan is a bay in the southern part of Hong Kong Island, located in the Southern District, Hong Kong. It is one of the most expensive...
- Repulse, sometimes written as Due Repulse, was a 40/48-gun ship of the English Tudor navy, launched in 1596. Repulse was rebuilt in 1610 as a great ship...
- battlecruiser HMS Repulse, when it searched for German capital ships in the Atlantic. He remained in this capacity when the Repulse was sunk by the ****anese...
- (Inuktitut: ᓇᐅᔮᑦ, lit. 'seagulls' nesting place'), known until 2 July 2015 as Repulse Bay, is an Inuit hamlet located on the s****s of Hudson Bay, at the south...
- The Repulse Bay (Chinese: 影灣園) is a residential building and commercial arcade, located at 109 Repulse Bay Road in the Repulse Bay area of Hong Kong. It...
- Repulse Harbour (Danish: Repulse Havn) is a bay in northern Greenland. To the northwest it opens into the Lincoln Sea. Administratively it is a part of...