rejector

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reject
 
vb
1.  to refuse to accept, acknowledge, use, believe, etc
2.  to throw out as useless or worthless; discard
3.  to rebuff (a person)
4.  (of an organism) to fail to accept (a foreign tissue graft or organ transplant) because of immunological incompatibility
 
n
5.  something rejected as imperfect, unsatisfactory, or useless
 
[C15: from Latin rēicere to throw back, from re- + jacere to hurl]
 
re'jectable
 
adj
 
re'jecter
 
n
 
re'jector
 
n
 
re'jection
 
n
 
re'jective
 
adj

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