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refuse (verb), refuses; refused; refusing
1. To declare a decision or intention not to do something.
2. To decline to accept something offered; for example, the man refused the alcoholic drink.
3. To be unwilling to give, allow, or to agree to something asked for by somebody: "I refused to listen to the man as he complained on and on."
4. Etymology: from Old French refuser which came from Latin refusare, refundere "to pour back, to give back".
This entry is located in the following units: fus-, fun-, fund-, fut-, found- (page 7) re-, red- (page 4)