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rebuff
used in Great Expectations

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

or in a battle or fight:  to drive back
  • Camilla brightened when Miss Pocket met with this rebuff; and she murmured, as she plaintively contemplated Miss Havisham, "Poor dear soul!
    Chapter 11 (46% in)

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