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synonyms for cold-shoulder

  • aloof
  • bossy
  • cavalier
  • cocky
  • haughty
  • imperious
  • pompous
  • presumptuous
  • pretentious
  • smug
  • vain
  • assuming
  • audacious
  • autocratic
  • biggety
  • bragging
  • cheeky
  • conceited
  • contemptuous
  • cool
  • disdainful
  • domineering
  • egotistic
  • high and mighty
  • high-handed
  • insolent
  • know-it-all
  • lordly
  • on an ego trip
  • overbearing
  • peremptory
  • proud
  • puffed up
  • scornful
  • self-important
  • smarty
  • sniffy
  • snippy
  • snooty
  • snotty
  • stuck up
  • supercilious
  • superior
  • swaggering
  • uppity
  • wise guy
  • expel
  • blackball
  • blacklist
  • snub
  • shun
  • exclude
  • excommunicate
  • oust
  • cut
  • avoid
  • drop
  • displace
  • boycott
  • reject
  • expatriate
  • deport
  • shut out
  • throw out
  • cast out
  • expulse
  • leave in the cold
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antonyms for cold-shoulder

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  • humble
  • modest
  • shy
  • timid
  • unsure
  • meek
  • servile
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        How to use cold-shoulder in a sentence

        For almost 30 years, NASA has given Venus the cold shoulder.
        NASA IS ENDING ITS 30-YEAR VENUS DROUGHT WITH TWO NEW MISSIONSNEEL V. PATELJUNE 2, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
        She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
        THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
        Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
        ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
        Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.
        THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
        When alone she sometimes picked it up and kissed the cold glass passionately.
        THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
        I only saw the glitter of a bayonet which a Mexican thrust into his shoulder, at the very moment he was helping me up.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
        Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
        BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
        Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
        For a moment Joe stood behind her, silently, looking over her shoulder at the signature of Isom Chase.
        THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
        Or, if I escaped these dangers for a day or two, what could I expect but a miserable death of cold and hunger?
        GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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