Leave and Refusal


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Leave noun – The approval by someone in authority for the doing of something.
Usage example: the editor gave the reporters leave to follow up on their initial investigation of the senator's fund-raising practices

Refusal is an antonym for leave in permission topic.
Nearby Words: leaving, leaven, leaved, leaver
Antonyms for Leave


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Refusal noun – An unwillingness to grant something asked for.
Usage example: his flat refusal of our reasonable request was rather startling

Leave is an antonym for refusal.
Nearby Words: refuse, refused, refusing, refuser
Antonyms for Refusal
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How words are described

complete complete leave complete refusal
many many leave many refusal
epic epic leave epic refusal
subsequent subsequent leave subsequent refusal
Other adjectives: sudden.

Both words in one sentence

  • Triang Relations In Monsoon Wedding, Aditi had an affair with a man, but his refusal to leave his wife has caused her to accept an Arranged Marriage instead.
  • Film / Monsoon Wedding Triang Relations: Aditi had an affair with a man, but his refusal to leave his wife has caused her to accept an arranged marriage instead.
  • He never does act on his feelings for him, but his refusal to leave Venice because of his desire for the boy leads to him contracting and dying of the cholera that is sweeping the city.
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