I was repelled from liberalism because I disliked sentimentality in politics.
King Alfred of Wessex repelled the attacks and laid the foundations for a kingdom that would become known as England.
We would set aside all other agendas and disputes as secondary, and go to the ramparts until the threat was repelled.
Liberals are repelled by Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin—when what they should be is envious.
Hundreds of insurgents attacked and were only repelled by teams of Apache helicopters.
And all love that spoke not of the altar only shocked and repelled her.
His instinct of sympathy with which he had greeted her at the outset was repelled, and made of no avail.
No more was to be got out of her, and Sue, baffled and repelled, went her way.
She repelled my mocking smile with a glance of scornful indignation.
Yet, for all his humility, he was possessed by a spirit of egoism that repelled me.