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Synonyms for refuse

Synonyms for refuse

to be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive

to be unwilling to grant

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food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)

elude, especially in a baffling way

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refuse to let have

resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ

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refuse entrance or membership

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Caption: Proportion of parents in practice who refused vaccines
In 2011 no firearms licence renewals were refused, but in 2012 there were three refused.
People who refused to apologise felt significantly greater self-esteem afterwards than those who had not written an email.
However, the PFA disputed the charge by City that Tevez had refused to play and Taylor said he had not seen evidence to back up Mancini's accusation involving the game against Bayern.
S' contact detailsEoACA* but I refused to communicate with him and then left the place.
The Home Office has long argued that it has no general responsibility to support refused asylum seekers, who should return to their country of origin.
In what I can only conclude is an attempt to impede our investigation, Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, through its lawyers, has refused to provide my prosecutors with the records," Delgadillo said.
2002: Calgary Pastor Stephen Boisson, who wrote a letter to editor; a Manitoba Mennonite camp, which refused access to homosexualist choir;
Manion, an attorney for TV preacher Pat Robertson's American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), said his group has represented an ambulance driver who was fired after she refused to take a woman to a hospital for an abortion, a health department secretary who was denied a promotion after she refused to provide information about abortion and a nurse who was transferred after she refused to provide morning-after pills.
The same year, Irene Morgan refused to give up her seat on an interstate Greyhound bus.
In this case, there is no allegation that the DOE has refused a district request for a waiver of NCLB requirements.
A state prison inmate brought a [section] 1983 action against corrections officials, alleging that they refused to let him out of his cell for meals and showers because he refused to comply with a rule that required prisoners to stow certain items while outside of their cells.
In Wisconsin, the state pharmacy board recently imposed a $20,000 fine on Neil Noesen, who refused to refill a prescription for birth control pills presented by a university student.
In the third case, Jim Taricani, a reporter for WJAR-TV in Providence, Rhode Island, refused to reveal how he received a leaked videotape showing a Providence city official taking a bribe from an undercover FBI informant.
So far, the Bolshoi's management has refused to heed the recommendation, and Russian culture minister Mikhail Shvydkoi has cautioned the sweets-slurping assoluta that, despite her possible rehiring, she can no longer expect to dance the principal roles in Swan Lake with the company.