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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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Al Qarni criticised many Muslims whose "religious discourse is so exclusive and rejective of others that even in their prayer they sometimes favour themselves against all nations, sects and ideologies.
They can continuously exercise a power of veto over the legislative process through this rejective or facultative referendum process.
Erik Erikson once observed that "as we learn to 'care for,' we also learn to exclude; and as we learn to 'take care of 'our kind, we are apt to become more rejective of other kinds which we perceive to be a major danger to all that we feel obligated to protect.
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j = 1 for attractive interaction, j = -1 for rejective interaction, j = 0 for [f.sub.is] = 1
When I wrote them I was rejective of that kind of life and now I am more tolerant.