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REJECT'ED, pp. Thrown away; cast off; refused; slighted.
Reject Re*ject" (r?-j?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rejected; p. pr. & vb. n. Rejecting.] [L. rejectus, p. p. of reicere, rejicere; pref. re- re- + jacere to throw: cf. F. rejeter, formerly also spelt rejecter. See Jet a shooting forth.] 1. To cast from one; to throw away; to discard. Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the Utopians have rejected to their butchers. --Robynson (More's Utopia). Reject me not from among thy children. --Wisdom ix. 4. 2. To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate. That golden scepter which thou didst reject. --Milton. Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me. --Hos. iv. 6. 3. To refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request. Syn: To repel; renounce; discard; rebuff; refuse; decline.
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