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Sample sentences for the GRE study word rebuff

rebuff can be used as a verb
rebuff can be used as a noun

1.The strong rebuff of som tumultuous clou. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.If anyone spoke to him he was quick to rebuff the overture. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
3.Since my rebuff of yesterday I have a sort of empty feeling. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.It was vain to try to read with such an inscrutable fixture before me nor could I, in impatience, consent to be dumb he might rebuff me if he liked, but talk I would. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5.He paused and I said, "But will not the Count take his rebuff wisely Since he has been driven from England, will he not avoid it, as a tiger does the village from which he has been hunted. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
6.Camilla brightened when Miss Pocket met with this rebuff and she murmured, as she plaintively contemplated Miss Havisham, "Poor dear soul Certainly not to be expected to look well, poor thing. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
7.All eyes met her with a glance of eager curiosity, and she met all eyes with one of rebuff and coldness she looked neither flurried nor merry she walked stiffly to her seat, and took it in silence. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.I almost expected a rebuff for this hardly well-timed question, but, on the contrary, waking out of his scowling abstraction, he turned his eyes towards me, and the shade seemed to clear off his brow. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
9.Here the rocky precipice Hurls forth redundant flames, and from the rim A blast upblown, with forcible rebuff Driveth them back, sequester'd from its bound. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri

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