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rebuff

noun

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treatment that is deliberately unfriendly
  • took her rebuff in stride, and still greeted her cousin with a friendly smile the next time they met

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rebuff

verb

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The first known use of rebuff was circa 1586

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“Rebuff.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rebuff. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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