One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the chairman is expected to issue a rejection of the offer’
refusal, non-acceptance, declining, turning down, no, dismissal, spurning, rebuff
2‘it took a long while before he got over Madeleine's rejection of him’
repudiation, rebuff, spurning, abandonment, forsaking, desertion, shutting out, exclusion, shunning, cold-shouldering, ostracizing, ostracism, blackballing, blacklisting, avoidance, ignoring, snubbing, snub, cutting dead
British sending to Coventry
informal brush-off, a kick in the teeth
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