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Opprobriate vs. Snub

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Opprobriateverb

To express opprobrium for or to view with opprobrium; to scorn.

Snubadjective

Conspicuously short.

‘a snub-nosed revolver’;

Opprobriateadjective

Expressing opprobrium; disparaging.

Snubadjective

(of a nose) Flat and broad, with the end slightly turned up.

Snubadjective

Derived from a simpler polyhedron by the addition of extra triangular faces.

Snubnoun

A deliberate affront or slight.

‘I hope the people we couldn't invite don't see it as a snub.’;

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Snubnoun

A sudden checking of a cable or rope.

Snubnoun

(obsolete) A knot; a protuberance; a snag.

Snubverb

(transitive) To slight, ignore or behave coldly toward someone.

Snubverb

(transitive) To turn down insultingly; to dismiss.

‘He snubbed my offer of help.’;

Snubverb

(transitive) To check; to reprimand.

Snubverb

(transitive) To stub out (a cigarette etc).

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Snubverb

(transitive) To halt the movement of a rope etc by turning it about a cleat or bollard etc; to secure a vessel in this manner.

Snubverb

(transitive) To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of.

Snubverb

To sob with convulsions.

Snubverb

To sob with convulsions.

Snubverb

To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop.

Snubverb

To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check.

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Snubverb

To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly.

Snubnoun

A knot; a protuberance; a song.

‘[A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain.’;

Snubnoun

A check or rebuke; an intended slight.

Snubnoun

an instance of driving away or warding off

Snubnoun

a refusal to recognize someone you know;

‘the snub was clearly intentional’;

Snubverb

refuse to acknowledge;

‘She cut him dead at the meeting’;

Snubverb

reject outright and bluntly;

‘She snubbed his proposal’;

Snubadjective

unusually short;

‘a snub nose’;

Snub

A snub, cut or slight is a refusal to recognise an acquaintance by ignoring them, avoiding them or pretending not to know them. For example, a failure to greet someone may be considered a snub.

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