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spurn
used in Frankenstein

6 uses
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Definition
reject as not good enough
  • They spurn and hate me.
    Chapter 10 (72% in)
spurn = reject
  • Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature, to whom thou art bound by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us.
    Chapter 10 (54% in)
  • The young girl spoke in high and enthusiastic terms of her mother, who, born in freedom, spurned the bondage to which she was now reduced.
    Chapter 14 (37% in)
  • spurned = rejected as not good enough
  • But again when I reflected that they had spurned and deserted me, anger returned, a rage of anger, and unable to injure anything human, I turned my fury towards inanimate objects.
    Chapter 16 (31% in)
  • spurned = rejected as not good enough
  • They were forever ardent and craving; still I desired love and fellowship, and I was still spurned.
    Chapter 24 (91% in)
  • spurned = rejected as not good enough
  • I, the miserable and the abandoned, am an abortion, to be spurned at, and kicked, and trampled on.
    Chapter 24 (92% in)
spurned = rejected as not good enough
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