spurn


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to be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive

to slight (someone) deliberately

a deliberate slight

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If we Catholics truly emphasized the simplicity, purity, beauty and holiness of the Eucharist, we would know how to defend it against those Catholics who spurn the truths of faith.
Challa's new book, Spurn the Burn, Treat the Heat: Everything you need to know to beat Acid Reflux Disease," says Chief Sterbenz.
REPUBLICANS are outraged that Ian Paisley might spurn the chance to be First Minister.
He was right to spurn the material he was shooting for the third season of his celebrated sketch-comedy series, ``Chappelle's Show,'' for which he signed an unprecedented $55-million contract.
This is Holderness: home to the lost villages trail that takes travellers from the rich, rolling wolds to the very tip of land and shingle that hooks out into waters off Spurn Head.
Hecate's comment "and you all know, security / Is mortals' chiefest enemy" is read as evidence that Macbeth has a pact with the devil (a "security"), a reading only possible if one ignores the previous two lines: "He shall spurn fate, scorn death, and bear / His hopes 'bove wisdom, grace and fear" (III.
That is another waste of taxpayer money, and any reporter with integrity should spurn such an invitation.
TUMBLING onto the banks of the Humber estuary in the cold, grey light of dawn I felt a tad delicate to say the least This wasn't surprising, as Mrs D and I had attended a great Skem wedding (congrats to John and Janet Power) the night before, and I'd managed the grand total of two hours sleep before being picked up and taken to Spurn on the east coast.
DEREK RIORDAN'S agent insists the Scotland striker may spurn a move to CARDIFF and decide to honour his contract at Hibernian.
Unlike most top junior players who spurn high-school competition, Querreyplayed for the Lancers when his schedule allowed.
Jackson is considering California and USC, although he might spurn both for a pro baseball career.
Sims can spurn the advances of The Jock, welcome the overtures of the Femme Fatale, find true lust with Mr.
InBev celebrates efficiency, and spurns sentimentality.
He was a holy man who suffered immensely because the barbaric events around him spurned the voice of Church and God--as, of course, today's society spurns that of Pope John Paul II on the dignity of life, especially that of the unborn.