rebuff - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/rɪˈbʌf/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrebuff
he/she/itrebuffs
present participlerebuffing
past tenserebuffed
past participlerebuffed
  1. to refuse to talk to someone or do what they suggest

derived word

rebuff

 

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noun [countable]
singularrebuff
pluralrebuffs