laugh off


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Synonyms for laugh off

deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it

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Hector is also interested in more than his students' minds, and the boys have generally agreed to laugh off the wimpy groping that's the price of a ride home on the educator's scooter.
Indeed, given the incredible freedom of expression we enjoy today, it's tempting to laugh off this latest instance of Comstockery.
The current strategy comes from the observation that insects need two copies of a resistance gene to laugh off Bt.
Vieira is quite happy to take the plaudits when they fly his way but obviously not too keen on a little bit of stick that even sensitive schoolboy players manage to laugh off.
The Tory leader has attempted to laugh off his family ties to the Romanian region that inspired Dracula.
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