A Ted Cruz may spurn those local politicians, and instead build his campaign upon national organizations.
In a conversation with Charlie Rose, Melinda Gates said that foundations must act as catalysts to spurn governments into action.
LaSalvia went on to cite examples large and small of how the Republican Party had continued to spurn gay conservatives.
Mutlaq is painfully aware that his own side will be harmed if they spurn a place at the table of the enfranchised.
In that momentary calmness, he felt so strong and so rejoiced in his self-command that his spirit seemed to spurn its casket.
No, I will tear his image from my bosom, tread on him, spurn him.
Something told me I might address you and you would at least listen; would not spurn me or turn away in hateful contempt.
To spurn the hungry from their door, with naught to satisfy.
For this reason I will not spurn this first good road, nor prefer conducting my carriage on the wrong path.
And if there is a man in this world whom you have the right to spurn, I am that man also.'
Old English spurnan "to kick (away), reject, scorn, despise," from Proto-Germanic *spurnanan (cf. Old Saxon and Old High German spurnan, Old Frisian spurna, Old Norse sporna "to kick"), from PIE root *spere- "ankle" (cf. Middle Dutch spoor "track of an animal," Greek sphyron "ankle," Latin spernere "to reject, spurn," Sanskrit sphurati "kicks," Middle Irish seir "heel"). Related: Spurned; spurning.