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rebuff (verb) reject bluntly [the offer of a suggestion, help or request].

When you reject bluntly the offer of someone’s help, suggestion or request, you rebuff it. When someone unkindly turns down your request, they rebuff you.

  • Though in deep trouble he rebuffed my offer of help. His blunt refusal of my help really offended me.
  • The rebuff she received in public to her request for help drove her to suicide. She could not withstand the insult she felt at the rejection of her request.
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