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1. spurn

verb. ['ˈspɝːn'] reject with contempt.

Synonyms

  • scorn
  • disdain
  • turn down
  • refuse
  • rebuff
  • snub
  • pass up
  • freeze off
  • repel
  • turn away
  • reject
  • pooh-pooh

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • enrich
  • progress
  • better

Etymology

  • spurnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Spurn

  • unconcern
  • concern
  • upturn
  • sauterne
  • return
  • new-bern
  • mckern
  • mcgurn
  • laverne
  • discern
  • amburn
  • alpern
  • sturn
  • stirn
  • sterne
  • stern
  • stearne
  • stearn
  • ohern
  • o'hern
  • ohearn
  • o'hearn
  • obyrne
  • o'byrne
  • o'beirne
  • aherne
  • ahern
  • ahearn
  • adjourn
  • zurn

Example sentences of the word spurn


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Most traditional Jewish followers spurn the beliefs of Messianic Jews, particularly their belief in missionary work.

2. Verb, base form
They may even spurn your debit card when you return the car.

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