shrug off

To act as if you are not interested and do not care about something; not mind; not let yourself be bothered or hurt by.
Alan shrugged off our questions; he would not tell us what had happened.
Muriel shrugged away every attempt to comfort her.
The ballplayer shrugged off the booing of the fans.
Jim cut his hand but he tied a cloth around it and shrugged it away.
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