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synonyms for rebuffed

  • chide
  • deny
  • dismiss
  • disregard
  • fend off
  • ignore
  • oppose
  • rebuke
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • resist
  • snub
  • spurn
  • turn down
  • check
  • cross
  • cut
  • decline
  • disallow
  • discourage
  • neglect
  • repel
  • reprove
  • repulse
  • slight
  • beat off
  • brush off
  • hold off
  • keep at a distance
  • keep at arm's length
  • keep at bay
  • lash out at
  • not hear of
  • pass up
  • push back
  • put in one's place
  • put off
  • send away
  • stave off
  • tell off
  • ward off
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antonyms for rebuffed

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  • OK
  • accept
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • allow
  • approve
  • compliment
  • go along
  • grant
  • note
  • pay attention
  • praise
  • regard
  • sanction
  • welcome
  • aid
  • assist
  • attract
  • help
  • permit
  • hug
  • include
  • take in
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How to use rebuffed in a sentence

He was so easily rebuffed, and she was so reluctant to rebuff him.
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
Madge felt slightly rebuffed and immediately changed the subject to the one foremost in her mind.
THE MISSING FORMULAMILDRED A. WIRT, AKA ANN WIRT
But what her altered looks called forth of sympathy, her reticent manner either held at bay or ruthlessly rebuffed.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
The rebuffed male resumes his post as a watcher in the sun; and the housewife stows her provisions.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
"No, no, but I naturally wanted to come and—" She stopped, feeling too chilled and rebuffed to say more.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
I hope a Carvel never has to be rebuffed twice, nor to be humbled by craving an explanation before a company.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
For the first time since he had been rebuffed by the station policeman, his natural expression of trust returned to his face.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, JANUARY, 1896, VOL. VI. NO. 2VARIOUS
Zaidee Crawford made two or three slight advances, but they were distantly received, and Zay was not used to being rebuffed.
THE GIRLS AT MOUNT MORRISAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
Poor Lucy, rebuffed and overwhelmed, caught her astonished breath with a sigh.
HUSKSMARION HARLAND
After a short scene, Barbara sends him off rebuffed and incensed.
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
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WORDS RELATED TO REBUFFED

  • banned
  • blocked
  • denied
  • disavowed
  • dismissed
  • forbidden
  • forsaken
  • prohibited
  • rebuffed
  • rejected
  • repelled
  • repudiated
  • spurned
  • turned down
  • vetoed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.