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v. spurned, spurn·ing, spurns
1. To reject with disdain or contempt. See Synonyms at refuse1.
2. Archaic To kick at or tread on disdainfully.
To reject something contemptuously.
n. Archaic
1. A contemptuous rejection.
2. A kick.

[Middle English spurnen, from Old English spurnan; see sperə- in Indo-European roots.]

spurn′er n.
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Noun1.spurner - a person who rejects (someone or something) with contempt; "she was known as a spurner of all suitors"; "he was no spurner of rules"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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