wave away

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Later on he interrupted his tramping once more, only to wave away angrily the girl who attempted to enter the room with tea and something to eat on a tray.
Designs Me Granny Got It In Guiney's from Larkin Community College; The Truth Lies Within from Scoil Chriost Ri and Wave Away Waste from Colaiste Cholmcille also featured.
So it must make medics despair to hear the Scottish Government airily wave away concerns about the number of operations cancelled because of a lack of resources.
LETTER FROM THE PAST Wave away the cigarette smoke IN all the recent correspondence on the burning issue of smoking, one important aspect (or did I miss it?) appears to have been overlooked.
But there was still time for more drama when Michael Ballack's goalbound effort seemed to hit a defender's arm only for Ovrebo to wave away more appeals.
Martin Butler looked odds-on to extend the lead but was felled by Phil Gulliver inside the box - only for the referee to wave away Walsall's penalty appeal.
The lodge offers participants a "fashion fan" to wave away those hot flashes, a "therapeutic 30-minute menopause massage," a Chillow cooling pillow, and the book, "The Wisdom of Menopause." Also included is the "Bite Me" candy bar made of phytoestrogen-rich flax seed to fight moodiness and hot flashes, according to a press release.