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: to forsake despite bonds of attachment or duty
: to refuse to accept : reject
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balk (at), decline, deselect, disapprove, negative, nix, pass, pass up, refuse, reject, reprobate, repudiate, spurn, throw out, turn down
accept, agree (to), approve
1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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