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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To reject or refuse.

Usage examples (34)
  • If the crowns of all the kingdoms of the empire were laid down at my feet in exchange for my books and my love of reading, I would spurn them all.
  • Readdy did not "spurn" the offer for imagery - he simply did not pursue it.
  • Committee lowered the Federal Reserve Interest Rate during the early '90's to "spurn" the economy out of the then post Gulf War recession.
  • And taught the knight in arms to spurn the ground, for more
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