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repellent

 [re-pel´ent]
1. able to repel or drive off.
2. an agent that so acts.

re·pel·lent

(rē-pel'ĕnt),
1. Capable of driving off or repelling; repulsive.
2. An agent that drives away or prevents annoyance or irritation by insect pests.
3. An astringent or other agent that reduces swelling.
[L. re-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive back]

re·pel·lent

(rĕ-pel'ĕnt)
1. Capable of driving off or repelling; repulsive.
2. An agent that drives away or prevents annoyance or irritation by insect pests.
3. An astringent or other agent that reduces swelling.
[L. re-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive back]

repellent

able to repel or drive off; also, an agent that repels. Refers usually to insect repellent.
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