Usage examples for Refusing

  1. It is not certain if she had made up her mind to accept Lord Clydesdale at once; but it is certain that she would have liked to have had the option of refusing him. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  2. And as the whole hall waited, refusing to breathe, the Count enjoyed a great moment. – Young Barbarians by Ian Maclaren
  3. On refusing he was scolded, then beaten, first gently, and afterwards with the smart application of the cart- whip; all to no purpose. – A Hundred Anecdotes of Animals by Percy J. Billinghurst