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verb [transitive] formal repulse pronunciation in British English /rɪˈpʌls/
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present tense
present participlerepulsing
past tenserepulsed
past participlerepulsed
  1. 3
    if someone or something repulses you, they are so unpleasant that you feel slightly ill when you see them or think about them

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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