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What is another word for rebuffing?

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Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to refuse or say no to
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Present participle for to fend off or defend against something hostile
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Present participle for ward off, circumvent
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Present participle for delay
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Present participle for to ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
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Present participle for to refuse to admit the truth or existence of
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Present participle for refuse to declare valid
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Present participle for to refuse to fulfill an agreement or obligation
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Present participle for to condemn or criticize severely
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Present participle for to slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
Noun
The act of ignoring or refusing to speak to another person
“Isn't our sense of the opacity of translation also the sense of the rebuffing wind in Celan's poem?”
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