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rejection

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1 a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement
  • made a flat rejection of the charges against him

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2 an unwillingness to grant something asked for
  • the judge's swift rejection of the lawyer's request for a recess

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3 something separated from a group or lot for not being as good as the others
  • that pile is for rejections, and this one is for applications we'll be accepting

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The first known use of rejection was in the 15th century

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“Rejection.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rejection. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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