Nouns (5)

slight, rebuff
n. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
repulse, snub, rebuff
n. an instance of driving away or warding off

Verbs (8)

repel, snub, rebuff
v. reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
drive back, fight off, rebuff, repulse, repel
v. force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"

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Fuzzynyms (30)

lapse, oversight
n. a mistake resulting from inattention
indignity
n. an affront to one's dignity or self-esteem
scandalisation, scandalization
n. the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)
disregard, ignore, neglect
v. give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
winnow out, rule out, reject, eliminate
v. dismiss from consideration or a contest; "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"
affront, insult, diss
v. treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
ward off
v. avert, turn away, or repel; "Ward off danger"
deflect, block, parry
v. impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"
ward off, fend off, stave off, head off, forefend, debar, avoid, avert, deflect, obviate, forfend
v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

Synonyms (3)

struggle, fight, contend
v. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"

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