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spurn
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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reject as not good enough
  • Barb Wiggin, trying to prevent the angel from swinging, turned Harold Crosby away from the shepherds and the congregation—so that he continued to swing, but with his back toward everyone, as if he had decided to spurn the world, or retract his message.
    p. 220.9

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