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rebuff
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Stand fast and fight!’ yelled Sir Cadogan in a muffled voice from behind his visor, but Harry merely walked on and when Sir Cadogan attempted to follow him by running into a neighbouring picture, he was rebuffed by its inhabitant, a large and angry-looking wolfhound.

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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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