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Definition of "spurning" [spurning]

  • Present participle of spurn. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "spurning" in a sentence
  • "And many fear that in spurning the Iranian government in its entirety, Bush may be slamming the door on five years of painstaking progress."
  • "Rebels passed resolutions "spurning" Mr. Lincoln's terms "with the indignation due to so gross an insult;" declared that the circumstances connected with his offer could only "add to the outrage and stamp it as"
  • "Thursday's spurning of the Nasdaq-ICE offer comes one week before a meeting of NYSE shareholders, some of whom already were rankled by their board's prior refusal to talk with the ICE-Nasdaq team or push for improved terms from the Deutsche Börse."