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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

When you say firmly that you will not do, give, or accept something. A message to not accept something that is offered.

Usage examples (36)
  • One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
  • Fox has repeatedly said that she loves comics, so I wouldn't assume her refusal is automatic.
  • Mpofu expressed concern over what he labelled the refusal of other media to give the SABC credit for anything.
  • Such a refusal is entirely within their Constitutional powers. for more
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