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-pulso , āre, 1,
I.v. freq. [id.], to drive back or beat back again, to repel again and again.
I. Lit.: “civitas eloquiis caelestibus magis quam corporis voluptatibus hostiles impetus repulsare consueta,Ambros. in Psa. 118, Serm. 22, § 37 fin.
II. Transf.: “colles verba repulsantes,re-echoing, Lucr. 4, 579.—
III. Trop.: “vera repulsans pectus dicta,Lucr. 4, 914.
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