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Definition of refuses
RefuseRefuse Re*fuse" (r?*f?z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refused
(-f?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Refusing.] [F. refuser, either
from (assumed) LL. refusare to refuse, v. freq. of L.
refundere to pour back, give back, restore (see Refund to
repay), or. fr. L. recusare to decline, refuse cf. Accuse,
Ruse), influenced by L. refutare to drive back, repel,
refute. Cf. Refute.]
1. To deny, as a request, demand, invitation, or command; to
decline to do or grant.
That never yet refused your hest. --Chaucer.
2. (Mil.) To throw back, or cause to keep back (as the
center, a wing, or a flank), out of the regular aligment
when troops ar? about to engage the enemy; as, to refuse
the right wing while the left wing attacks.
3. To decline to accept; to reject; to deny the request or
petition of; as, to refuse a suitor.
The cunning workman never doth refuse The meanest
tool that he may chance to use. --Herbert.
4. To disown. [Obs.] ``Refuse thy name.' --Shak.
Refuse Re*fuse", v. i.
To deny compliance; not to comply.
Too proud to ask, too humble to refuse. --Garth.
If ye refuse . . . ye shall be devoured with the sword.
--Isa. i. 20.
Refuse Re*fuse", n.
Refusal. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
RefuseRefuse Ref`use (r?f"?s;277), n. [F. refus refusal, also, that
which is refused. See Refuse to deny.]
That which is refused or rejected as useless; waste or
Syn: Dregs; sediment; scum; recrement; dross.
Refuse Ref"use, a.
Refused; rejected; hence; left as unworthy of acceptance; of
no value; worthless.
Everything that was vile and refuse, that they
destroyed utterly. --1. Sam. xv.
Meaning of refuses from wikipedia
- for the australian
art exhibition, see salon
des refusés (archibald). the salon
des refusés, french
for 'exhibition of rejects' (french pronunciation: [salɔ̃
des refusés is a po****r australian
art exhibition which shows
some of the rejected submissions
to the archibald
prize, australia's most prestigious
- 'the lady refuses'. new york times. archived
from the original
16, 2014. retrieved august
16, 2014. 'the lady refuses: technical
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on 7 september
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- him in an examination
room with a thermometer
in his ****. after house refuses
to apologize, tritter researches
- by agamemnon
she is finer
than his own wife clytemnestra
her father, a priest
of apollo, to ransom
he physically reprimanded
luke (peters), but michael refuses
to make toby's job easy. meanwhile, pam halpert
(jenna fischer) attempts
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1. 'stop hurting
people' 3:55 2. 'the sea refuses
no river' (pete townshend, alan rogan) 5:53 3. 'prelude' (pete townshend, andy newman)
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