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rebuff
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Startled, at first abashed, Charles blushed at the rebuff and then, seeing how her eyes were fastened on his sister, he smiled.
  • "I said I didn’t want to talk about it," she said coldly but Alex did not seem rebuffed.
  • He patted her shoulder timidly, gingerly at first, and when she did not rebuff him he became bolder and patted her firmly.
  • And she could understand his shrewd caginess, so like her own, his obstinate pride that kept him from admitting his love for fear of a rebuff.

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  • If she argued with a neighbor constantly over a barking dog, if she was forced to rebuff a flirty guy, whatever you got, I need.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Sebastian’s forces were rebuffed.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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