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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 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)Related Words explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms 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 doff, douse, peel (off), put off, remove, take offRelated Words husk, shed; kick (off); disrobe, strip, undressNear Antonyms wear; apparel, array, attire, bedeck, clothe, dress, garb, rig, robe, suitAntonyms don, put on, slip (into), throw (on)


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