The attempts by some shortsighted commanders to confine themselves to training and to leave education to officers of educational structures have met with a resolute rebuff .
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It takes effort to refuse, and besides, there's always the danger that the refusal will be interpreted as a rebuff , a betrayal of religion, and a calloused disregard for people in need.
He just laughs and makes a joke out of an intended rebuff .
The vote - 322 against, 291 for - was a devastating rebuff .
In an ironic rebuff to communications technologies, the bill passed the Senate by unanimous, oral vote.
Their joint assertion was a rebuff to the imperialists.
General readers who have stayed this far will not be surprised that, in the face of such a blatant rebuff , the Reserve Bank did nothing.
As a rebuff to those who think today's teenagers are too narrow-minded, Umay's concerns are notably wide-ranging.
Despite my polite rebuff , Adam returned to my cell door a week later and eagerly divulged his deplorable obsession.