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rebuffed (by a lover) without warning

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But to West Ham's credit, despite their lack of attacking threat, they did defend resolutely for long periods, and Michail Antonio spurned a fine chance of his own in the closing stages - heading weakly at Mat Ryan from close range.
Police investigations revealed that she had spurned his advances in the past.
However, Iran does have a history of spurned suitors getting violent, most famously throwing acid on the women who spurned them.
Summary: Former Guantanamo detainee Moazzem Begg said Tuesday that he offered the British government help in negotiating with ISIS over the possible release of Alan Henning, but that they spurned his offer until it was too late.
A court heard Griffin, 20, told he wanted to "stab her in the back" as revenge for being spurned.
STORY: PAGE 6 But he was rumbled when she called in the real police A SPURNED lover posed as a A SPURNED lover posed as a cop as he harassed his ex-girlfriend - and threatened to reveal videos of them having sex.
The JNU student, who hailed from Madarpur in Gaya, had committed suicide inside a classroom after attacking a girl who had allegedly spurned him.
Stretch spurned Each side spurned chances in the second half as first Telford's Rooney played in Stephen Jones - but his left-foot shot lacked pace and was easily saved.
Gopperth spurned another kick at goal to find the corner and was rewarded with Mark Wilson being driven over for a 32nd-minute try and Gopperth converting for the half-time lead.
shares surged more than 10 percent earlier this month on speculation that Microsoft would lodge a new bid for the web giant more than three years after being spurned. Microsoft was publicly humiliated in 2008 when Yahoo!
THE New Saints were left to rue some spurned second-half chances after suffering a Welsh Cup semi-final exit at the hands of Llanelli at sun-drenched Aberystwyth.
EVERTON midfielder Jack Rodwell has spurned reported interest from Manchester United to sign a new five-year contract with the club.
<![CDATA[ Moses was spurned by Pharaoh, Netanyahu spurned by Obama.
The Toffees spurned a number of chances throughout the game that would have put them level on points with Aston Villa and Merseyside rivals Liverpool.
FINE goalkeeping, a host of spurned chances and poor penalty corners cost North Shields Firsts dearly as they slipped to a 1-0 defeat against Newcastle University Fourths.