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      vb   , snubs, snubbing, snubbed   tr  
1    to insult (someone) deliberately  
2    to stop or check the motion of (a boat, horse, etc.) by taking turns of a rope or cable around a post or other fixed object  
3    a deliberately insulting act or remark  
4      (Nautical)  
a    an elastic shock absorber attached to a mooring line  
b    (as modifier)  
a snub rope     
5    short and blunt  
   See also       snub-nosed  
     (C14: from Old Norse snubba to scold; related to Norwegian, Swedish dialect snubba to cut short, Danish snubbe)  
   snubber             n  
  snubby      adj  
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snub, snubby, snobbery, scrubber

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