To throw back
rebuff, resist, deflect, withstand, stand up against, oppose, check, repulse, put to flight, keep at bay, knock down, drive away, chase away, drive back, beat back, hold back, force back, push back, beat off, ward off, chase off, stave off, fight off, hold off.
To cause aversion
To turn or drive away:beat off, fend (off), keep off, parry, repulse, ward off. See allow, strike
To offend the senses or feelings of:disgust, nauseate, revolt, sicken. Idiom: turn one's stomach. See like
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