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knock back

verb (transitive, adverb)
1.
(informal) to drink, esp quickly
2.
(informal) to cost
3.
(slang) to reject or refuse you cannot possibly knock back such an offer
4.
(slang) to come as an unpleasant surprise to; disconcert
noun
5.
(slang) a refusal or rejection
6.
(prison slang) failure to obtain parole
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