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Repellent


REPEL'LENT, adjective Driving back; able or tending to repel.

REPEL'LENT, noun In medicine, a medicine which drives back morbid humors into the mass of the blood, from which they were unduly secreted; or which prevents such an afflux of fluid to a part, as would raise it to a tumor; a discutient.