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Bluestone Coal lawyers had earlier tried to have the selenium case dismissed, arguing that it was preempted by the 2016 settlement.

Republicans dismissed it as a wish list that included things that have nothing to do with the coronavirus.

Any of these efforts, on its own, could be dismissed as a conveniently worded attack.

He also dismissed the efforts of commercial space companies like SpaceX to build comparable technology.

He dismissed as “attention-grabbing” a recent study in Hong Kong that confirmed the reinfection of a 33-year-old man with the novel coronavirus.

From Fortune

On Friday, the story had looked like it might blow over as Buckingham Palace sought to dismiss it as a “civil case.”

But others dismiss them, saying this is nothing but the daydream of people who long for some peace.

In Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen defends the novel against critics who dismiss it as frivolous and feminine.

This protest is not easy to dismiss as a right-wing anti-woman backlash.

If someone wants to dismiss this as do-goodism, fine, but it has real world effects.

Relations became so strained that Bonaparte was soon glad to seize on any excuse to dismiss Lannes from his post.

So that fastidious snuff-takers may dismiss this bugbear at once and forever.

Under these circumstances, Louis was compelled to dismiss his ministry and to call in another more acceptable to the people.

We dismiss this part of the subject, and proceed to consider the mode and means of our elevation in the United States.

We dismiss it without further comment—and with it Colonization in toto—and Mr. Birney de facto.


On this page you'll find 276 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dismiss, such as: decline, disband, dissolve, expel, let go, and reject.

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