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 for Rejecting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the
              Utopians have rejected to their butchers. --Robynson
                                                    (More's
                                                    Utopia).
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              Reject me not from among thy children. --Wisdom ix.
                                                    4.
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     2. To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline
        haughtily or harshly; to repudiate.
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              That golden scepter which thou didst reject.
                                                    --Milton.
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              Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also
              reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me.
                                                    --Hos. iv. 6.
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     3. To refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request.
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     Syn: To repel; renounce; discard; rebuff; refuse; decline.
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