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English verb: brush aside

1. brush aside (communication) bar from attention or consideration

SamplesShe dismissed his advances.

Synonymsbrush off, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)reject

Narrower (hyponym)cold-shoulder, discredit, disoblige, flout, laugh away, laugh off, pass off, scoff, shrug off, slight, turn a blind eye

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