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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 put off

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 put off
      v 1: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam" [syn: postpone,
            prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve,
            set back, defer, remit]
      2: cause to feel intense dislike or distaste [syn: turn off]
      3: take away the enthusiasm of [syn: dishearten] [ant: cheer]
      4: cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the
         young man confused her" [syn: confuse, flurry, disconcert]
      5: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
         (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue";
         "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their
         responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
         [syn: hedge, fudge, evade, circumvent, parry, elude,
          skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep]