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turned down

adjective as in refused

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He has only turned down a few weddings, claiming to perform around 80 percent of the prison marriages in the Los Angeles area.

Acton had no heirs and initially offered to leave his estate to Oxford, but the offer was turned down.

In 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court turned down his appeal of the ruling.

On Roles Murray Turned Down: Tom Cruise in Rain Man: “Something about Rain Man.”

Cosby had turned down the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor twice before.

The Admiralty have turned down the proposal to force the Straits simultaneously by land and sea.

Gunn touched the brim of his soft felt hat, which he wore turned down all round apparently in imitation of a flower-pot.

The fanfare sounds again, the buzz of conversation is stilled, the lights turned down, and darkness reigns in the auditorium.

Almost instinctively Dick turned down the drive which led to the cottage where Beatrice Stanmore lived.

As to personnel, I ask for young and energetic commanders, Byng and Rawlinson, and am turned down.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turn down, such as: dismiss, rebuff, refuse, spurn, decline, and disapprove.

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