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rebuff

[n. ri-buhf, ree-buhf; v. ri-buhf] [n. rɪˈbʌf, ˈribʌf; v. rɪˈbʌf]
noun
  • a blunt or abrupt repulse or refusal
  • verb
  • to reject bluntly; to snub; to repel or drive back
  • "After I pretended to rebuff ... the laughable, schoolboyish advances of Pan LyaLya, ... he went to sulk in a corner."