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rebuff
used in Main Street

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

or in a battle or fight:  to drive back
  • Their rebuffs made her haughty; her haughtiness irritated them to franker rebuffs; they were working up to a state of painfully righteous war when they were saved by the coming of food.
    Chapter 7 (63% in)
  • Their rebuffs made her haughty; her haughtiness irritated them to franker rebuffs; they were working up to a state of painfully righteous war when they were saved by the coming of food.
    Chapter 7 (63% in)
  • They had not told her that word of Miles's rebuff to Vida had spread through town, a cyclonic fury.
    Chapter 26 (95% in)

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