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Correct spelling:

Rejected or worthless matter. To deny; reject; decline to accept or comply.

prohibit (verb)
reject, block, bar, forbid, curb, restrain, disqualify, oppress, preclude, suppress, prohibit, constrain, prevent, disapprove, control, outlaw, ban, disallow, deny, restrict, inhibit, curtail.
waste (noun)
remnant, offal, garbage, dejecta, decay, excrement, residue, rubbish, detritus, junk, waste, chaff, despoilment, debris, slop, filings, effluent, leakage.
refuse (verb)
renounce, deny, disdain, repulse, disincline, reject, dismiss, repudiate, disagree, decline.
Other synonyms:
riffraff, protest, hold up, hold, traverse, nix, revoke, stand firm, slump, scorn, scrap, lour, pass up, hold out, e-waste, defy, bend, abnegate, discard, resist, disavow, baulk, dross, correct, garbage, dissent, rule out, retract, forswear, fend, trash, clamp down, deadwood, wane, turn down, recall, deny, winnow out, drivel, withhold, disown, scraps, deflect, effluvium, dreck, reject, litter, turn away, landfill, remains, recant, decline, spilth, jib, raffle, offscouring, worsen, abandon, food waste, dust, truck, abjure, avert, shake your head, ruin, leavings, accept, spurn, pooh-pooh, freeze off, dare, stand, lower, balk, disclaim, go down, not brook something, eliminate, withstand.
Common misspellings:
  1. refues (19%)
  2. refuce (12%)
  3. refure (6%)
  4. refruse (6%)
  5. rufuse (6%)
  6. refuze (6%)
  7. refusses (6%)
  8. resuse (6%)
  9. efuse (6%)
  10. refus (6%)
  11. rufused (3%)
  12. diend (3%)
  13. reufsed (3%)
  14. refude (3%)
  15. reffused (3%)
  16. refose (3%)
Examples of usage:
  1. You can't refuse me."
    - - "Girls of the Forest", L. T. Meade.
  2. There it is; but I must refuse the promise.
    - - "Girls of the Forest", L. T. Meade. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. Come, you cannot refuse."
    - - "Girls of the Forest", L. T. Meade. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers. - "The Man with a Shadow", George Manville Fenn.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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