Example sentences for: spurn

How can you use “spurn” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The president needs to spurn the vital center, defy the spirit of reconciliation, and recognize he has only a little time left to tell the public what it doesn't want to hear.

  • In a few pages, Wolfe lets us know that Vietnamese immigrants live packed into tiny apartments and take odious jobs in chicken processing plants that white and black Atlantans both spurn.

  • You cannot spurn marriage if you cannot also choose it.

  • The problem was particularly serious for Siegfried, who in the first act seemed a happy-go-lucky fellow, with no apparent reason to spurn the beautiful women of the court and go out hunting a mirage.

  • George W. Bush faces a dilemma: If he participates, he risks losing to the social conservatives who dominate GOP straw polls; if he skips the poll, Iowans may spurn him in February's all-important caucuses.


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