Saturday, October 29, 2011

Word of the Day! 10/29/11

spurn [spurn]
verb (used with object)
1. to reject with disdain; to scorn
2. to treat with contempt; to despise
3. to kick or trample underfoot.
verb (used without object)
4. to show disdain or contempt.

EX. Despite the fact that Lady Polly Pennyweather spurned the advances of Gordon the Elephant Seal, the rejected lover stalked her through the balmy streets of Winchestershiresauce and plotted to ruin the life of her most recent suitor, a mister Starch Waltley.

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