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See definition of brushes off on Dictionary.com
  • verbignore; refuse
  • verbignore

synonyms for brushes off

  • boycott
  • cold-shoulder
  • contradict
  • cut
  • deny
  • disclaim
  • dismiss
  • disown
  • disregard
  • get rid of
  • have no time for
  • ostracize
  • override
  • rebuff
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • scorn
  • send away
  • slight
  • snub
  • spurn
  • sweep aside
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antonyms for brushes off

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  • attend
  • pay attention
  • see
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How to use brushes off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A subtle current of desire passed through her body, weakening her hold upon the brushes and making her eyes burn.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He washed the cement floor with the hose, and while waiting for it to dry he rinsed his brushes in turpentine.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Little brushes dipped in Indian ink are used for writing, the writing itself extending down the paper from right to left.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
There was something about the man that Matt liked, in spite of the deceit he had practised at the start-off of their acquaintance.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
She did not take the broad, beaten road which led to the far-off plantation of Valmonde.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Consequently Tchaikovsky delighted in hearing her recall the joys and sorrows of those far-off days.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
That little chapel, he continues, which contains the cast-off garments of his soul, is bright with solid silver.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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