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 Revo’ke (2 syl.).Rewe. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Revulsion (in philosophy).
 
Part of a substance set off and formed into a distinct existence; as when a slip is cut from a tree and planted to form a distinct plant of itself. Tertullian the Montanist taught that the second person of the Trinity was a revulsion of the Father. (Latin, revulsio, re-vello, to pull back.)   1
 


 Revo’ke (2 syl.).Rewe. 

 
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