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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To pull back with force.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To pull back with force.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To affect by revulsion; pull or draw back; withdraw.
  • To draw away: applied to counter-irritation.

Etymologies

Latin revulsus ("revulsed"), past participle of revello ("I revulse"). (Wiktionary)

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