repello

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repello

  1. first-person singular present indicative of repellere

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Etymology[edit]

From re- + pellō (push, drive).

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present active repellō, present infinitive repellere, perfect active reppulī, supine repulsum

  1. I drive, push or thrust back or away; reject, repulse, repel.
  2. (figuratively) I drive away, reject, remove, discard; keep off, hold back, ward off, repulse.
  3. (figuratively) I reject, refuse, refute, confute, repel.

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References[edit]

  • repello in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879