beat back

Definitions of beat back
1

v cause to move back by force or influence

beat back the invaders”
Synonyms:
drive, force back, push back, repel, repulse
drive
cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
Antonyms:
attract, draw, draw in, pull, pull in
direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
draw in, retract
pull inward or towards a center
curl, curl up, draw in
shape one's body into a curl
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Type of:
force, push
move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

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