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 for beat back
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  beat back
      v 1: cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the
           enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the
           invaders" [syn: repel, drive, repulse, force back,
           push back, beat back] [ant: attract, draw, draw
           in, pull, pull in]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "beat back":
     brush off, chase, chase away, chase off, cut, dismiss, drive away,
     drive back, fend off, hold off, keep off, pack off, push back,
     put back, rebuff, refuse, repel, repulse, send away, send off,
     send packing, snub, spurn, thrust back, turn back, ward off

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