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silent treatment

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treatment that is deliberately unfriendly
  • ever since our run-in at the party she's been giving me the silent treatment

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“Silent treatment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/treatment. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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