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synonyms for shrug off

  • brush aside
  • brush off
  • dismiss
  • disregard
  • ignore
  • minimize
  • shake off
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How to use shrug 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
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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
Then he spat upon the ground, and with an exaggerated shrug of his shoulders re-entered the house.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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
He claps on his bowler-hat, gives another amazed look round, says with a shrug, "Unusual!"
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
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
"We shall see," replied Sir Hugh, with a shrug of his shoulders, as the other strode out of his room.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
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