Example sentences for: spurning

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

  • The piece bore the title The Lady's Not for Spurning, with the reasonably obvious meaning The subject of this painting is not to be spurned as a disreputable whore (but enjoyed as a sensitive portrayal).

  • With poverty and unemployment rising along with foreign debt, and Islamic fundamentalists spurning negotiation and resorting to violence, Hosny Mubarak, the nation’s president since 1980, has enormous problems to solve.

  • The only real difference between the two accounts is that the LAT stresses remaining strains in the relationship a bit more, noting this in the big type of its headline, and also mentions the spurning of Albright's requests for renewed visits to China by U.S. naval vessels and for resuming talks regarding the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

  • One article warns Democrats (notably soft money spurning Sen.

  • Dylan's bluesy album wins accolades for introspective lyrics about mortality and is judged his best work in decades, "attesting to the creative renaissance of an artist still bent on defying expectations and spurning trends" (Edna Gundersen, USA Today ). The Rolling Stones' new songs are called "uninspired retreads" (Richard Cromelin, the Los Angeles Times ), and their much-hyped world tour--which uses giant nude inflatable dolls as set pieces--is pronounced "tasteless" (the Independent ). (See the Stones' tour site.)


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