Spurn



verb (used with object)
1.
to reject with disdain; scorn.
2.
to treat with contempt; despise.
3.
to kick or trample with the foot.
verb (used without object)
4.
to show disdain or contempt; scorn something.
noun
5.
disdainful rejection.
6.
contemptuous treatment.
7.
a kick.
verb
1.
to reject (a person or thing) with contempt
2.
(archaic) when intr, often foll by against. to kick (at)
noun
3.
an instance of spurning
4.
(archaic) a kick or thrust

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