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Noun
An abrupt or ungracious rejection of an offer, request, or friendly gesture
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“She knew that a rebuff of his proposal would find its way onto TMZ within the hour.”
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An act of rebuffing or being ungracious to someone
“When he did not respond to her letters, she interpreted it as a rebuff.”
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A deliberately hurtful remark
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The state of being vanquished
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The act of renouncing something
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A critical or disparaging comment
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An obstacle, delay, or disadvantage
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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A harsh expression of disapproval or criticism
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The act of ignoring or refusing to speak to another person
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The act of not paying the proper care or attention to something
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The act or state of humiliating (someone) or being humiliated
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A means of control or restraint
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To reject or not accept an offer or suggestion
“Carter tries to invite the ladies out for a drink but is puzzled when they rebuff his offer.”
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To snub or treat someone with disdain
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“He did not rebuff anyone who was weak or contemptible or anyone who was very poor.”
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To fend off or defend against something hostile
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Delay
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To ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
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To refuse to admit the truth or existence of
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To refuse to fulfill an agreement or obligation
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To condemn or criticize severely
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To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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