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synonyms for brush aside

  • brush off
  • discount
  • dismiss
  • disregard
  • ignore
  • push aside
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How to use brush aside in a sentence

Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
In withdrawing aside sorrow remaineth: and the substance of the poor is according to his heart.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He glanced aside, and saw an exceedingly pretty, dark face, which looked vaguely familiar.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The motherly woman received the babe instinctively and cast aside the travelling-rug in which he was enveloped.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It stands at one extreme of our currency, with a dollar of gold set aside behind each dollar of paper.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
We squatted in the long grass and buck-brush, listening, and a few seconds later heard a horse snort distinctly.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He stood aside, and bending from the waist he made a sweeping gesture towards the door with the hand that held his hat.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
When we got down into the bottom Mac turned aside to the deep-worn trail and glanced sharply down at the ruts.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO BRUSH ASIDE

  • boycott
  • brush aside
  • cold-shoulder
  • contradict
  • cut
  • deny
  • disclaim
  • dismiss
  • disown
  • disregard
  • ostracize
  • override
  • rebuff
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • scorn
  • send away
  • slight
  • snub
  • spurn
  • sweep aside
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