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rebuff

Synonyms of rebuff in English:

verb

  • 1 his offer was rebuffed
    reject, turn down, spurn, refuse, decline, repudiate;
    snub, slight, repulse, repel, dismiss, brush off, give someone the cold shoulder
    informal give someone the brush-off, give someone the bum's rush, freeze out
    [Antonyms] accept
  • noun

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  • 1 the rebuff did little to dampen his ardor
    rejection, snub, slight, repulse;
    refusal, spurning, cold-shouldering, discouragement
    informal brush-off, kick in the teeth, slap in the face
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