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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.

Mrs. Burwell laid her brush aside and crossed the room to where he stood.

He brushes it aside as the elephant might brush aside the ineffective gadfly.

He waved his white hands as if to brush aside all opposition.

She recognised no embarrassments, and Isabel, considering this fact, determined for the fiftieth time to brush aside her own.

It was cruel of him, in that insufferably self-assured tone, to brush aside my wishes.

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