Thesaurus / cold shoulder
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But as he was disposed to be too friendly, and to claim too large a share of the lunch, we rather gave him the cold shoulder.

RiverbyJohn Burroughs

I don't give anybody the chance to show me the cold shoulder.

May, which had opened with such wanton warmth and seductiveness, turned a cold shoulder on the world as she took herself off.

Master of His FateJ. Mclaren Cobban

Alma, having turned a cold shoulder to Ralph, was still proclaiming her opinion of Derry Drake to the rest of the table.

The Tin SoldierTemple Bailey

They were given the cold shoulder, cut off the visiting-list and made to feel the stigma of disapproval.

Heart and SoulVictor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)

Still they did nothing more than turn a cold shoulder toward him, though this was enough to make the young millionaire miserable.

"Turn your cold shoulder," advised the little old gentleman.

Brother,” said Heika, with a sad but earnest look, “I must give this man the cold shoulder.

Your grandfather was quite right, my dear, in giving him the cold shoulder.

EremaR. D. Blackmore

Of course Emma was given the cold shoulder in England by the Court and by society.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.