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rebuff

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rebuff

  1. treatment that is deliberately unfriendly <took her rebuff in stride, and still greeted her cousin with a friendly smile the next time they met> Synonyms brush-off, cold shoulder, repulse, silent treatment, snubRelated Words dismissal, kiss-off, rejection; banishment, blackball, ostracismNear Antonyms acceptance, embrace, welcome; glad hand, welcome matAntonyms open arms





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