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Definitions of spurn

  1. To manifest disdain in rejecting anything; to make contemptuous opposition; to kick or toss up the heels. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To drive away, as by kicking; reject with contempt. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To drive away as with the foot: to kick: to reject with disdain. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To kick; reject with scorn. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To reject with disdain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To drive back or away, as with the foot; to kick. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. To reject with disdain; to scorn to receive or accept; to treat with contempt. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To kick or toss up the heels. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To manifest disdain in rejecting anything; to make contemptuous opposition or resistance. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A kick; a blow with the foot. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. Disdainful rejection; contemptuous tratment. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To kick; to drive back, or away, as with the foot; to reject with disdain; to treat with contempt. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. To drive back, as with the foot; to reject with disdain; to manifest disdain or contempt in rejecting anything. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Disdainful rejection. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for spurn

  1. Love that does not spurn the world when lovers curtain themselves is a love- is it not so? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Cast yourselves then on his undeserved mercy; he is full of love, and will not spurn you: surrender yourselves into his hands, and solemnly resolve, through his Grace, to dedicate henceforth all your faculties and powers to his service. – A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity. by William Wilberforce
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