Brushed-aside sentence example

brushed-aside
  • Dean brushed aside a pang of guilt for sticking the old man, but it served him right.

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  • In the present instance the novel details cannot be lightly brushed aside.

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  • Important ecclesiastical reforms were approved, and instructions forbidding all innovations and calling upon the diet to execute the edict of Worms, sent by the emperor from Spain, were brushed aside on the ground that in the preceding March when this letter was written Charles and the pope were at peace, while now they were at war.

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  • The British champion from Eastbourne in Sussex brushed aside her sixth-seeded opponent in 37 minutes to set up a semi-final clash with Nicol David.

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  • All this he brushed aside as tho it were a cobweb, ignoring it, answering only when extreme necessity compelled him.

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  • Bonaparte further brushed aside a frankly democratic constitution proposed by Daunou, and intimidated his opponents in the joint commission by a threat that he would himself draft a constitution and propose it to the people in a mass vote.

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  • But the former Liberal leader walked briskly toward the steps of the town hall building and brushed aside questions about his possible resignation.

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