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How to use the word spurn in a Sentence?

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If President Biden is willing to spurn some environmentalists within his base to keep nuclear power alive, it may reinforce his seriousness about achieving the target, and that means natural gas should not expect support as a ‘bridge fuel,’.

Timothy Fox

Found on FOX News
5 months ago

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The question now is whether Kim Jong Un is ready to deliver, or if this is a prelude to yet another deliberate effort to spurn the West.

Jonathan Schanzer

Found on Reuters
3 years ago

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I knew it would help the book's sales and I was not bothered by who it was coming from, if he shares with me a deep dislike for certain aspects of U.S. foreign policy, then I'm not going to spurn any endorsement of the book by him.

William Blum

Found on FOX News
6 years ago

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Let none with scorn a suppliant meet, Or from the door untended spurn A dog; an outcast kindly treat; And so thou shalt be blest in turn.

Mahabharata

added by anonymous
9 years ago

Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.

Ben Azai, Mishna

added by anonymous
10 years ago

If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.

Francois Fenelon

added by anonymous
10 years ago

Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.

Ben Azai

added by anonymous
11 years ago

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