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Noun
An abrupt or ungracious rejection of an offer, request, or friendly gesture
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“The results of the poll dealt a humiliating rebuff to Mr Jones.”
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A deliberately hurtful remark
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A misfortune, rejection, or setback
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The state of being vanquished
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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A renunciation of claims
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A harsh expression of disapproval or criticism
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A feeling of intense distaste or disgust
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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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Verb
To snub and reject an offer or suggestion
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“For the next two hours, the bold captain stayed below, eating and drinking, rebuffing nervous passengers and becoming more and more brusque and abusive to anyone who remonstrated with him.”
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To show an unwillingness to accept or engage with someone or something
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Ward off, circumvent
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Speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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State that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
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Condemn; criticize severely
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To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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axUS
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