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adjective as in rebuffed


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In life, José Saramago refused to see his once-rejected book Skylight published.

The role was originally offered to John Wayne, who rejected it for being “unpatriotic.”

Brutality must be rejected as a “mistake,” but simultaneously preserved as a possible policy option.

Schettino also tried to enter a plea bargain agreement, which ultimately was rejected by the Grosseto court.

The boy feels rejected and confused, and then hits on a Christmas morning solution, delivering a penguin mate for his penguin.

The bill to remove the civil disabilities of the Jews rejected in the British parliament by a vote of 288 to 165.

A physician who applied for membership in a medical society was rejected because of unprofessional conduct.

The Gentiles shall seek and find Christ, but the Jews will persecute him, and be rejected, only a remnant shall be reserved.

As if by mutual consent the owners of the rejected cattle slowly departed.

In due course indemnity claims were forwarded to the military authorities, who rejected them all.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rejected, such as: dropped, jilted, abandoned, denied, deserted, and forsaken.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.