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Both candidates have pledged to sign the security pact that outgoing President Hamid Karzai has spurned.

But Bush administration neocons, salivating over regime change in Iran, spurned this extraordinary deal.

To the fury of the old guard, he spurned the right wing of his party to win the Republican presidential nomination in 1940.

Eli Lake on the years of mistrust (and spurned cash) between the two nations.

The lesson is this: Spurned lovers have a tendency to go ballistic.

He spurned the bundle with his foot, while the stranger stopped suddenly, as if a blow had been struck him.

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.

He ate irregularly, of such things as he could put his hands upon; and sleep fled from him like a mistress spurned.

Elizabeth spurned this indirect mode of acknowledging herself guilty.

They then reviled him, and spurned him away from their sight, and began to meditate measures of violence against him.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spurned, such as: disliked, forsaken, refused, and unloved.

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