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reject

(rĭ-jĕkt′)
tr.v. re·jected, re·jecting, re·jects
1. To spit out or vomit: The baby rejected the medicine.
2. Medicine To resist immunologically the introduction of (a transplanted organ or tissue); fail to accept as part of one's own body.

re·ject′er, re·jec′tor n.
re·jec′tion (-jĕk′shən) adj.
re·jec′tive adj.
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The results of these laboratory studies showed that individuals who perceived themselves as relatively more efficacious and caring voiced greater willingness to associate further with the rejecting recipient, attributed lesser defensiveness to the rejecter in reacting to the offer of help, and exhibited a weaker tendency in hindsight bias in postdicting rejection of the offer of help by the rejecting recipient.
While the rejecters are not likely to come to overtly religious activities, the experimenters might be eager groupies who sign up for everything.
The Garden Rejecter (eight per cent): Get no enjoyment from it and consider it a bore - for people with no lives.
It may also be that Papert, by his own account, has always been outside of school--an early rejecter of its format and constraints.
Rejecter satisfaction is based on five factors (in order of importance): salesperson (21%); fairness of price (8%); experience negotiating (8%); variety of inventory (7%); and facility (7%).
Mechanisms of avian egg recognition: which egg parameters elicit responses by rejecter species?
1995) also suggests that it may be advantageous to operate the supplemental heat rejecter during night-time hours for storage of low temperature energy (cold storage) in the ground.
This paper reports the results of testing whether Gray Jays are an accepter or rejecter of foreign eggs.
Rejecter species have been documented to show varied tolerance towards parasitic eggs based on similarity to its (the host) own eggs (Rothstein 1982).
UV reflectance of eggs of Brown-headed Cowbirds (Molothrus ater) and accepter and rejecter hosts.
rejecter species may break their own eggs when trying to eject the parastic eggs (Davies et al.
The service rendered by the hotline makes the act of rejection sting just a little bit less - for both the rejecter and the rejected