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spurn

spurn

 
pronunciation:
spuhrn
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: spurned, spurning, spurns
definition: to reject, refuse, or treat with scorn; disdain; despise.
He spurned all my offers of help.
antonyms:
accept, crave, embrace, welcome
similar words:
disdain, flout, reject, repel, repudiate, repulse, scorn, snub
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to show scorn; reject something scornfully (often fol. by at).
similar words:
flout
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a scornful rejection or contemptuous treatment.
antonyms:
acceptance, embrace, welcome
similar words:
repulse