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rebuff

US [rɪˈbʌf]
UK [rɪ'bʌf]
  • v.拒绝;挫折;击退
  • n.粗暴回绝;生硬的拒绝
  • Web断然拒绝;严厉拒绝;挫败
Plural Form:rebuffs  
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n.
1.
粗暴回绝;生硬的拒绝an unkind refusal of a friendly offer, request or suggestion
Her offer of help was met with a sharp rebuff.
她主动帮忙,却遭到断然拒绝。

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