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Yet to hear one of the victims so publicly rejecting the kinds of terms used in the past was inspiring.

Charter schools, rejecting the tenet of promotion through seniority, promised to do better.

I assume Bradley saw demonstrations of the “Funnies” before rejecting them.

Swiss leaders also dispel the “slippery slope” idea by repeatedly rejecting substantial minimum wage increases.

Cameron said he was rejecting calls for “sweeping and blanket” new laws.

I thought it would be best to act like a man, and give you my real reasons for rejecting your kind offer.

At this period, at least, the Filipinos were not unanimous in rejecting friars as parish priests.

But rejecting this plan as soon as formed he decided to go in search of her and throw himself at her feet.

In rejecting the bill, the Lords had only exercised their indisputable right.

In rejecting this system, she had no friend to conduct her to the warm, sheltered, and congenial retreats of evangelical piety.


On this page you'll find 220 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rejecting, such as: aloof, arrogant, averse, contemptuous, derisive, and haughty.

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