I cannot brush aside the problem by a facile reference to reincarnation.
He seemed to brush aside the little defenses and subterfuges.
"Oh—my work," he exclaimed, as if to brush aside an ill-timed pleasantry.
They cannot brush aside a cobweb, and are stopped by an insect's wing.
This may be naive, as to the past and the future; but it is a naivete we cannot brush aside.