Examples of spurn in a Sentence
fiercely independent, the elderly couple spurned all offers of financial help
Recent Examples of spurn from the Web
As reported by Italian television network Rai Sport, via Calico Mercato, Sarri will spurn the opportunity for a move to the Premier League, and instead open contract talks with the club board.
Missouri's Mario Goodrich signed with Clemson over LSU early in the morning, and the nation's top cornerback, Patrick Surtain Jr., spurned the Tigers for Alabama less than two hours later.
The Colts were scrambling Wednesday after McDaniels, who'd agreed to become their new head coach, spurned them Tuesday night to stay with the Patriots as their offensive coordinator.
After being spurned twice, Terrell Owens’ Hall of Fame wait is over.
Consumer genetic testing market may reach $340 million by 2022 Hong Kong’s Prenetics expects sales volumes to double in 2018 Hong Konger David Leung is spurning white rice and eating fish thrice a week under a diet plan inspired by his DNA.
As a result, no one was ever spurned, cursed, or insulted by Thome.
The Padres are the only major league team in a market spurned by the NBA, NFL and NHL.
The specter of Dickens’s ranting spinster — spurned and embittered in her crumbling wedding dress, plotting her elaborate revenge — casts a long shadow over every woman who dares to get mad.
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Origin and Etymology of spurn
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
turn one's back on;
Synonym Discussion of spurn
- declined his party's nomination
- refused to lend them the money
- rejected the manuscript as unpublishable
- teenagers who repudiate the values of their parents
- spurned his overtures of friendship
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