refuse

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  • Country radio format refused to play the song because of its long run time.
  • While together they made some initial progress, she refused to train him further.
  • He proposed to her but she refused, even though she loved him, too.
  • At the same time, he was offered to run for Senate but refused.
  • They refused to take their men off the ship.
  • He asked his wife to join him, but she refused.
  • He and the other nine refused to give information.
  • However the child or any close family member has a right to refuse this status.
  • On a few occasions he refused to get out of bed.
  • He would refuse to do the make-up of models he felt were too young.
  • There was as yet no model for what should happen if a king refused to do so.
  • The next day he tried to travel to France, but was refused entry.
  • If the husband accepted it, it would live, but if he refused it, it would die.
  • People who feel they are near the end of their life often refuse food and/or water.
  • She said that she refused to break promises made by the party during the election.
  • AT&T refused outside companies access to its high-quality phone lines.
  • In addition a number of those in the military decided to refuse further duties.
  • In fact, he refused point blank to let him have it at all. Cited from The Boy Scouts of the Eagle Patrol, by Howard Payson
  • Offered freedom if she left the country, she refused.
  • He now wants her to get out of the car, and she refuses.
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Meaning of refuse

  • verb Show unwillingness towards
    he declined to join the group on a hike
  • verb Refuse to accept
    He refused my offer of hospitality