What is the opposite of accepting?

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Adjective
Opposite of willing or prone to give way to the influence of others
“We must be intransigent in our stance against any form of discrimination.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by approval
“His unfavorable policies on abortion drew the ire of families around the country.”
Adjective
Opposite of disposed to agree with others or obey rules, especially to an excessive degree
Adjective
Opposite of willing to consider new ideas
Adjective
Opposite of having the capacity for sharing the feelings of another
“Mary was late for work due to a personal crisis, and her inconsiderate boss was very unsympathetic.”
Adjective
Opposite of taking
Adjective
Opposite of trusting
Adjective
Opposite of making no distinctions
Adjective
Opposite of calm
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by resignation or acceptance
Adjective
Opposite of easily deceived or duped
Adjective
Opposite of affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to forgive
Adjective
Opposite of patient and tolerant
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to agree to receive or take receipt of
“He warned the committee that if he were to win, he would refuse his award on philosophical grounds.”
Verb
(of a job or task) Opposite of present participle for to agree to take responsibility of
“Due to personal reasons, I will have to relinquish any responsibility I have in this project moving forward.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to admit or welcome into a place or a group
“MENSA would snub Frank as a member because he did not meet their intellectual requirements.”
Verb
(of a proposition) Opposite of present participle for to believe as valid or correct
“Christine would disbelieve Brett's explanation that he liked beer, but never misbehaved because of it.”
Verb
(of a proposal) Opposite of present participle for to agree or consent to
“Harvey would challenge Rose's suggestion that they should just be friends, and paid the price for it.”
Verb
(of something unpleasant) Opposite of present participle for to tolerate or submit to
“He would still be in denial of the fact that he would not get the promotion he desired.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of changing
Noun
Opposite of a preliminary conjecture or speculation
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