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shrug off

  • v  minimize the importance of, brush aside
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  • LeBrun: Julien, Quenneville unquestionably elite
    Cup winners Julien, Quenneville shrug off speculation, maintain excellence
    June 15, 2013 - ESPN
  • Baby Alligators In The Sewers Grow Up Fast In Philly
    It's common for cynical New Yorkers to shrug off the legions of alligators that roam our sewer system as the stuff of Urban Legend, but every now and then one of these creatures rears its fanged head above ground, and then you have to send a letter of apology to that drunk guy at the end of the bar who you thought was just a gullible gator conspiracy theorist. In August of 2010, to cite one ...
    June 14, 2013 - Gothamist
  • Stocks erase most of an early loss
    NEW YORK — Wall Street is recovering nearly all of an early loss as traders shrug off a rout in overseas markets.
    June 12, 2013 - The Toledo Blade

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