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Brush aside   /brəʃ əsˈaɪd/   Listen
Brush aside

verb
1.
Bar from attention or consideration.  Synonyms: brush off, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside.






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"Brush aside" Quotes from Famous Books



... himself, a thought came to Jacob Kent that brought him to his feet with a jerk. The pleasures of life had culminated in the continual weighing and reweighing of his dust; but a shadow had been thrown upon this pleasant avocation, which he had hitherto failed to brush aside. His gold-scales were quite small; in fact, their maximum was a pound and a half,—eighteen ounces,—while his hoard mounted up to something like three and a third times that. He had never been able to weigh it all ...
— The God of His Fathers • Jack London



Words linked to "Brush aside" :   pass off, scoff, cold-shoulder, push aside, flout, laugh off, slight, discredit, turn a blind eye, disoblige, laugh away, reject, shrug off



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