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reject

verb abandon, abhor, abjure, abnegate, banish, blackball, boycott, brush aside, cashier, cast aside, cast away, cast off, challenge, contravene, controvert, decline, demur, deny, despise, detest, disaffirm, disallow, disapprove, disavow, disbelieve, discard, disclaim, discount, disdain, disinherit, dismiss, disown, dispute, dissent, dodge, eject, eliminate, eradicate, excise, exclude, expel, extirpate, extract, forbid, forswear, gainsay, get rid of, hold in contempt, ignore, impugn, jeer, jettison, jilt, keep out, lay aside, leave out, neglect, object, oppose, ostracize, oust, overrule, pass by, pass over, preclude, proscribe, protest, rebuff, refuse, refuse to accept, reeuse to consider, reicere, remove, renounce, repel, repudiare, repudiate, repulse, revolt, scoff at, scout, scrap, screen out, set aside, shun, slight, snub, spurn, take exception to, throw aside, throw out, traverse, uproot, veto, vote against, waive, weed out
See also: abrogate, annul, ban, bar, censor, challenge, condemn, contemn, counteract, decry, defect, demonstrate, demur, denounce, deny, deprecate, differ, disaccord, disaffirm, disagree, disallow, disavow, disbelieve, discard, disclaim, discriminate, disdain, disfavor, dismiss, disobey, disoblige, disown, disqualify, dissent, eliminate, eschew, exclude, expel, fight, forgo, forswear, gainsay, ignore, oppose, outlaw, overrule, prohibit, proscribe, protest, rebuff, refuse, relegate, relinquish, remove, renounce, repudiate, repulse, resign, select, set aside, spurn, waive
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Rejecters make up 20% of the audience and actually find the advertising annoying, lacking in interest/entertainment and often devious -- possibly a manifestation of negative involvement.
The supplemental heat rejecter is a 275 kW cooling tower, and is controlled with a set-point to activate the cooling tower when the heat pump exiting fluid temperatures reach 36.
But there is good reason to believe that climate rejecters, including the president and Pruitt, are fighting a losing battle.
The present study uses the classification of non-adopters by Laukkanen, Sinkkonen, and Laukkanen (2008) which divides the non-adopters into three heterogeneous subsets named as Postponers, Opponents, and Rejecters based on their intention to adopt/reject rather than describing them as homogenous population.
Adopters and rejecters both seek to mitigate any unsettled thoughts about the innovation.
Those who resist living a meaningful, purposeful, and knowledge-based life are categorized by the Islamic sources as adamant rejecters (kafirun) not prepared to see and comprehend even what is obvious and evident.
These ranged from passionate support, to the outright rejecters who showed no room for compromise and who insisted on a literal interpretation of Genesis.
Premier: Rejecters of national consensus forsake their credibility
There are many such hate provocateurs who don't mind enjoying the liberal, open status that they enjoy in the liberal West as a Buddhist minority, but are outright rejecters and deniers of such rights and privileges for the minority Muslims in their native country.
The long-term and still-to-be answered question is whether the current young heavy users of digital media -and rejecters of TV news -- will, like the generations before them, learn to love catching up on the day's events in front of the TV or will they become lifelong rejecters of TV news.
Despite its promising interventions and because its original lack ofmethodological stances, Discourse Theory received legitimate suspicions and doubts from both, supporters and rejecters in respect of its research scope.