Reject and Shun


Reject verb - To be unwilling to grant.

Shun is a synonym for reject in rebuff topic. In some cases you can use "Shun" instead a verb "Reject", when it comes to topics like say no to.

Nearby Words: rejected, rejection, rejecting, rejector, rejecter


Shun verb - To get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery.

Reject is a synonym for shun in avoid topic. You can use "Reject" instead a verb "Shun", if it concerns topics such as scorn.

Nearby Word: shunned

Common collocations

humanity reject humanity shun humanity
life reject life shun life
word reject word shun word
control reject control shun control
Other words: use, label, technology, identity, magic, women, forms.
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