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as in dismissal
treatment that is deliberately unfriendly the waiter's incredibly rude repulse of our polite request for a better table—one that wasn't right next to the kitchen—prompted us to walk out

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“Repulse.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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