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cold-shoulder

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to deliberately ignore or treat rudely
  • cold-shouldered by his old friends after his family had lost all of its money

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cold shoulder

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of cold shoulder (Entry 2 of 2)

treatment that is deliberately unfriendly
  • at the party the two former friends consciously gave each other the cold shoulder

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“Cold-shoulder.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cold-shoulder. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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