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Definition of Rebuffs

Rebuff
Rebuff Re*buff", n. [It. ribuffo, akin to ribuffare to repulse; pref. ri- (L. re-) + buffo puff. Cf. Buff to strike, Buffet a blow.] 1. Repercussion, or beating back; a quick and sudden resistance. The strong rebuff of some tumultuous cloud. --Milton. 2. Sudden check; unexpected repulse; defeat; refusal; repellence; rejection of solicitation.
Rebuff
Rebuff Re*buff", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rebuffed; p. pr. & vb. n. Rebuffing.] To beat back; to offer sudden resistance to; to check; to repel or repulse violently, harshly, or uncourteously.

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