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The minister dismissed claims that he had accepted bribes.
We should not dismiss these ideas just because they are unfamiliar.
Their evidence was dismissed as completely worthless.
The theory cannot be dismissed out of hand.
Edwards claimed that he had been unfairly dismissed.
He was dismissed for gross misconduct.
Jackson was dismissed from her job because of the allegations.
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the short high sound that a small bird makes
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