refuse

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right of a lawyer to refuse to divulge confidential information from his client attorney-client privilege
stop short and refuse to continue balk
refuse to buy or use as part of protest boycott
apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse) burner
refuse to acknowledge as one's own disown , repudiate
heap of dung or refuse dunghill , midden , muckheap , muckhill
truck for collecting domestic refuse dustcart , garbage truck
someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse dustman , garbage carter , garbage collector , garbage hauler , garbage man , garbageman , refuse collector
(archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement eitchen midden , kitchen midden , midden
state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse filth , filthiness , foulness , nastiness
civil right (guaranteed by the 5th amendment to the United States Constitution) to refuse to answer questions or otherwise give testimony against yourself freedom from self-incrimination , privilege against self incrimination
enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc. furnace
accumulation of refuse and discarded matter garbage heap , junk heap , junk pile , refuse heap , rubbish heap , scrapheap , trash heap , trash pile
furnace for incinerating (especially to dispose of refuse) incinerator
right of the government to refuse to reveal the identity of an informer informer's privilege
right of a journalist to refuse to divulge sources of confidential information journalist's privilege
buried mound of ancient refuse kitchen midden , midden
cotton refuse lint
person who litters public places with refuse litterbug , litterer , litter lout
abnormal enlargement of the colon; can be congenital (as in Hirschsprung's disease) or acquired (as when children refuse to defecate) megacolon
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