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spurn   reject with contempt
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  • Measured by the prisoner`s experience, however, it might be reckoned a journey of some length; for haughty as her demeanour was, she perchance underwent an agony from every footstep of those that thronged to see her, as if her heart had been flung into the street for them all to spurn and trample upon.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
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