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granule, lint, loess, sand, sands, smut, granules, dust bunny, dust bunnies, gilings.
ordure, putridity, rottenness, sleaze, Feculence, sleazes, foul matter, putridities.
debris, dregs, dross, dump, dunghill, dust, hogwash, junk, litter, muck, offal, remains, residue, rubbish, scraps, scum, sediment, slop, swill, trash, waste, waste matter, Leavings, Rejectamenta, Sweepings.
odds and ends
etcetera, novelties, scraps, sundries, Olio, motleys, bits and pieces, miscellaneous paraphernalia, sundry items, this and that.
decline, defy, deny, food waste, garbage, pass up, reject, resist, scraps, turn away, turn down.
litter, trash, Leavings.
chaff, debris, decay, despoilment, detritus, effluent, garbage, junk, leakage, offal, remnant, residue, rubbish, slop, sludge, waste, Dejecta, Filings.
deny; say no
beg off, decline, demur, desist, disaccord, disallow, disapprove, dispense with, dissent, dodge, evade, hold back, hold off, hold out, ignore, nix, pass up, protest, rebuff, regret, reject, repel, reprobate, repudiate, shun, spurn, turn away, turn down, withdraw, withhold, brush off, send off, not buy, set aside, give thumbs down to, make excuses, not budge, not budget, not care to, refuse to receive, send regrets, turn deaf ear to, turn from, turn one's back on.
ban, bar, block, constrain, control, curb, curtail, deny, disallow, disapprove, disqualify, forbid, inhibit, oppress, outlaw, preclude, prevent, prohibit, reject, restrain, restrict, suppress.
decline, disagree, disdain, disincline, dismiss, renounce, repudiate, repulse.
throw away, brush off.
refuse, reject, resist.
Examples of usage:
– The Living Link by James De Mille
– The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
– Press Cuttings by George Bernard Shaw
– Keeping up with Lizzie by Irving Bacheller
– The Emancipated by George Gissing