Rebuff Re*buff", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rebuffed} (r[-e]*b[u^]ft"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rebuffing}.] To beat back; to offer sudden resistance to; to check; to repel or repulse violently, harshly, or uncourteously. [1913 Webster]

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