re·​spue | \ rə̇ˈspyü \

Definition of respue

: to reject vigorously

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History and Etymology for respue

Latin respuere to spit back, from re- + spuere to spit

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“Respue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/respue. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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