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I love to feel his body alive beneath me, love to feel him spurn the ground beneath his feet.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The soul appears to spurn the body, and take a transient flight without its dull associate—the—the—broke down, by Jupiter!
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
She knew he would not spurn her away: he must be kind, for she loved him dearly still.
HEARTMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
Here was a woman's revenge, to bait, to charm, to spurn; and then to outwit him!
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
"Even Borroughcliffe, cold and hardened as he appears to be by habit, would spurn at such dishonor," added Miss Howard.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Were wisdom given me with this reservation, that I should keep it shut up within myself and not impart it, I would spurn it.
He was affluent enough to spurn what Pope called "low gains;" he had good connections, and became speedily a rising counsel.
Beware how you spurn this report, and incur the awful responsibility439 which will follow.
From Paull to Spurn the stretch is about a mile less than this, thus giving 36 miles as the full length of the Humber.
There is fine anchorage eastward, to which Spurn Point forms a natural breakwater.

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pandiculationnoun | [pan-dik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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