Sentence Examples


  • For the present he experienced a sharp rebuff of fortune, which he met with his usual fortitude.
  • In consequence of this rebuff Dr Wekerle tendered his resignation on the 27th of April.
  • The check, however, was but temporary, and the French king only bided his time to take vengeance for the rebuff he had suffered.
  • In spite of the official rebuff received from the mother-country, the Australian ministry, in drawing up the new Federal tariff, gave a substantial preference to British imports, and thus showed their willingness to go farther.
  • Irritated at his mate's rebuff, he whispered, "Where are you?"