Word fight

repel
(v)
rǝ-PEL
Meaning

1. drive away

1st Sample Sentence

1. We will repel the ground invasion by first sending planes to bomb the troops and then sending in our own troops.

2nd Meaning

2. disgust

2nd Sample Sentence

2. My bad habits repel her.

Root

re (again)#pellere (to drive, strike) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Rip the enemy to repel.

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