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Overview of noun rebuff

The noun rebuff has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) rebuff, slight

(a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval))

2. rebuff, snub, repulse

(an instance of driving away or warding off)


Overview of verb rebuff

The verb rebuff has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) rebuff, snub, repel

(reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal")

2. (1) repel, repulse, fight off, rebuff, drive back

(force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack")

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