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rejects

verb
present tense third-person singular of reject

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2 to declare not to be true
  • I reject the claim that I have ever lied about that

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3 to get rid of as useless or unwanted
  • sorted through the nuts and rejected any that had cracked shells or were shattered

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rejects

noun
plural of reject

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1 one who is cast out or rejected by society
  • was the school reject as a child and has low self-esteem even today

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2 something separated from a group or lot for not being as good as the others
  • that apple has a mushy spot on it, so it's a reject

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“Rejects.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rejects. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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