rebuff

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
To refuse; to offer sudden or harsh resistance; to turn down or shut out
A sudden resistance or refusal

He was surprised by her quick rebuff to his proposal.

To buff again
a peremptory or unexpected rejection of advances or approaches
{n} a denial, quick and sudden resistance
{v} to beat back, repel, oppose, discourage
an instance of driving away or warding off
reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
{i} rejection, snub, refusal
force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
Sudden check; unexpected repulse; defeat; refusal; repellence; rejection of solicitation
{f} reject, snub, refuse
Repercussion, or beating back; a quick and sudden resistance
If you rebuff someone or rebuff a suggestion that they make, you refuse to do what they suggest. His proposals have already been rebuffed by the Prime Minister. = reject Rebuff is also a noun. The results of the poll dealt a humiliating rebuff to Mr Jones. an unkind or unfriendly answer to a friendly suggestion or offer of help = snub (Early rebuffer, from ribuffare )
a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval) an instance of driving away or warding off reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal
To beat back; to offer sudden resistance to; to check; to repel or repulse violently, harshly, or uncourteously
a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
rebuffed
past of rebuff
rebuffing
present participle of rebuff
rebuffs
plural of rebuff
rebuffs
third-person singular of rebuff
rebuff
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