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refusing

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  • as innegative
  • as innoncompliant
  • as indenial
  • as intraversal

synonyms for refusing

  • adverse
  • gloomy
  • pessimistic
  • unfavorable
  • weak
  • abrogating
  • anti
  • con
  • contrary
  • denying
  • disavowing
  • dissenting
  • gainsaying
  • invalidating
  • jaundiced
  • naysaying
  • neutralizing
  • nullifying
  • opposing
  • recusant
  • rejecting
  • removed
  • resisting
  • against
  • antagonistic
  • balky
  • colorless
  • counteractive
  • cynical
  • detrimental
  • dissentient
  • nugatory
  • privative
  • repugnant
  • resistive
  • unaffirmative
  • unenthusiastic
  • uninterested
  • unwilling
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antonyms for refusing

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  • confident
  • favorable
  • good
  • positive
  • allowance
  • approval
  • confirmation
  • ratification
  • sanction
  • agreement
  • permission
  • affirmation
  • avowal
  • claim
  • corroboration
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How to use refusing in a sentence

Thompson had urged Tyson to close the plant, but the company refused.
TYSON MANAGERS ALLEGEDLY BET ON HOW MANY MEAT PLANT WORKERS WOULD GET COVID-19JAYA SAXENANOVEMBER 19, 2020EATER
Furthermore, I refused to settle for just any über-tree, just any two-bit, run-of-the-mill megabody.
ON SLEEPING IN THE LARGEST ORGANISM ON EARTHLEATH TONINONOVEMBER 19, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
At the time, it followed national government policy, which refuses to pay compensation for damage related to climate change.
ASIA’S BIGGEST CLIMATE MIGRATIONKONSTANTIN KAKAESNOVEMBER 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It said Dunleavy and Stevens were aware the attorney general had been sending inappropriate messages and inviting the woman to his home but had refused to sanction him.
JUNIOR STAFFER SAYS TOP ALASKA OFFICIAL TOLD HER TO KEEP ALLEGATIONS OF MISCONDUCT SECRETBY KYLE HOPKINS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSNOVEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
There, even as doctors stitched his wounds, he continued to refuse pain medication.
WHAT’S WRONG WITH JEB’S BRAIN?DANIEL DUANENOVEMBER 18, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Family say police refused to issue an Amber Alert and officials told them he likely drowned.
WHAT HAPPENED TO QUAWAN CHARLES?JOE COLUCCINOVEMBER 11, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Moreover, he said that she had begun to refuse to take her medication.
WHY BRITNEY SPEARS’S FANS ARE CONVINCED SHE’S BEING HELD CAPTIVECONSTANCE GRADYNOVEMBER 11, 2020VOX
Back then, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg refused to acknowledge fake news on Facebook could even affect elections.
TWITTER AND FACEBOOK WARNING LABELS AREN’T ENOUGH TO SAVE DEMOCRACYGEOFFREY FOWLERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So show your kids what it looks like to refuse to be treated as such.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO TELL DAD THAT YOU WANT TO DISPENSE WITH THE UNPLEASANTRIESCAROLYN HAXNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If they refused, she would actually make the request at gunpoint, and since she could not imagine doing that, she decided to build her own.
A FALLOUT SHELTER MIGHT HAVE CAUSED YOU TO FALL OUT WITH YOUR NEIGHBORSJOHN KELLYNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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