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rebuff
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
to reject another's help, suggestion, or approach — typically rudely

or in a battle or fight:  to drive back
  • Having no excuse for lingering longer, I slipped out, while Linton was engaged in timidly rebuffing the advances of a friendly sheep-dog.
    Chapter 20 (97% in)

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