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brush·off

also brush-off  (brŭsh′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
An abrupt dismissal or snub.
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brushoff

noun snub, rebuff, rejection, dismissal, cut, slight, refusal, go-by (slang), knock-back (slang), repulse, cold shoulder, repudiation, kick in the teeth (slang), kiss-off (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), bum's rush (slang), the (old) heave-ho (informal) He told me he'd been given the brush-off.
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Their determination is more than admirable (as well as their tolerance for rudeness and brushoffs), and it more often than not got them the prize.
After four meetings, all brushoffs, Kelley, who had been in the Balkans since March 30, made reservations to fly home.