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synonyms for spurned

  • despise
  • disdain
  • dismiss
  • disregard
  • flout
  • rebuff
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • scorn
  • snub
  • turn down
  • air
  • contemn
  • cut
  • decline
  • disapprove
  • drop
  • dump
  • flush
  • nix
  • reprobate
  • repulse
  • scoff
  • slight
  • sneer
  • give the cold shoulder
  • hold in contempt
  • look down on
  • not hear of
  • pass by
  • sneeze at
  • steer clear
  • turn nose up at
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antonyms for spurned

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  • OK
  • accept
  • admire
  • allow
  • approve
  • esteem
  • include
  • like
  • love
  • respect
  • sanction
  • welcome
  • ascend
  • compliment
  • praise
  • rise
  • embrace
  • want
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How to use spurned in a sentence

He spurned the bundle with his foot, while the stranger stopped suddenly, as if a blow had been struck him.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
In a strong man's love for his home and his mate was it rooted, and drew therefrom the wormwood of love thwarted and spurned.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
He ate irregularly, of such things as he could put his hands upon; and sleep fled from him like a mistress spurned.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Elizabeth spurned this indirect mode of acknowledging herself guilty.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
They then reviled him, and spurned him away from their sight, and began to meditate measures of violence against him.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
But her father dryly answered: "My dear, it will more likely be spurned by the royal foot!"
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
He spurned the proposal, and offered to do the work for nothing.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
The cavaliere came by and offered her money, which she indignantly spurned.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
But on earth, where benefits are dispensed, it is spurned by the wicked also.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It took two precise steps and stood over the gun—and spurned it, left it lying on the floor.
THE TUNNEL UNDER THE WORLDFREDERIK POHL
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WORDS RELATED TO SPURNED

  • disliked
  • forsaken
  • refused
  • spurned
  • unloved
  • banned
  • blocked
  • denied
  • disavowed
  • dismissed
  • forbidden
  • forsaken
  • prohibited
  • rebuffed
  • rejected
  • repelled
  • repudiated
  • spurned
  • turned down
  • vetoed
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