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shrug off

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shrug off

  1. 1 to dismiss as of little importance an administration that was willing to shrug off the problem Synonyms of shrug off blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, overpass, paper over, pardon, pass over, remit, excuse, whitewash, wink (at)Words Related to shrug off explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms of shrug off heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)

  2. 2 to rid oneself of (a garment) she shrugged off her coat and hung it up neatly Synonyms of shrug off doff, douse, peel (off), put off, remove, take offWords Related to shrug off husk, shed; kick (off); disrobe, strip, undressNear Antonyms of shrug off wear; apparel, array, attire, bedeck, clothe, dress, garb, rig, robe, suitAntonyms of shrug off don, put on, slip (into), throw (on)


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