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Contemner

An individual who intentionally acts to hinder or obstruct the administration of justice by a court, either by refusing to comply with its orders or by disrupting its orderly proceedings, thereby committing Contempt.

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This curriculum has been aligned to modules in the Contemn Learning Series as endorsed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCC ER).
The four lines of the Ode comprise the fourth stanza of Laurence Binyon's poem For the Fallen and the issue is that the word "condemn" should be "contemn".
Thus it is the tension between the two that makes America exceptional, and that lends a certain credibility both to those who contemn her for being so menacingly religious and to those who despise her for being so aggressively godless.
The local Ulster Unionist MP united with a local nationalist councillor to contemn the terrorists who carried out yesterday's attack on the Curran family.
A good number of writers specifically urged their readers not to despise, contemn, or use unmannerly speech or behavior towards the aged.
Boswell argues for a basic continuity from antiquity into the early centuries of Christianity, when same-sex unions were on an almost equal footing with heterosexual matrimony: "The Christian Middle Ages had many reasons to contemn heterosexual arrangements, viewed as a terrestrial convenience or advantage, and at the same time to admire same-sex passion and unions."
The spectrum of difference exhibited at these shows suggests varying relationships with the West: some artists identify with or at least acknowledge the Western tradition, some contemn it.
The Stolen and Perverted Writings of Homer & Ovid, of Plato & Cicero, which all Men ought to contemn, are set up by artifice against the Sublime of the Bible; but when the New Age is at leisure to Pronounce, all will be set right, & those Grand Works of the more ancient & consciously & professedly Inspired Men will hold their proper rank, & the Daughters of Memory shall become the Daughters of Inspiration.
Every Communist orator has been trained to contemn "Utopianism," that is to say, has been trained to contemn intelligent planning.
Hark you shadows that in darkness dwell, Learn to contemn light, Happy, happy they that in hell (38) Feel not the world's despite.
Instead, she answers crisply, "Contemn not your condition for the proof/ Of bare opinion only" (III.v.24-5).