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refuse:

see solid wastesolid waste,
discarded materials other than fluids. In the United States in 1996, nearly 210 million tons—about 4.3 lb. (2 kg) per person daily (up from 2.7 lb./1.2 kg in 1960)—were collected and disposed of by municipalities.
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See Garbage.

refuse

An approximately even mixture of garbage and rubbish by weight; contains up to 50% moisture and 7% incombustible solids. Also see trash.
References in classic literature ?
All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable.
I do not refuse, brother Andres," said the farmer, "be good enough to come along with me, and I swear by all the orders of knighthood there are in the world to pay you as I have agreed, real by real, and perfumed.
Requests of this kind it is less hard to refuse, for they are purely professional and of long standing.
said D'Artagnan, "monseigneur knows very well that her majesty refuses him nothing.
And he forbids me to make any more attempts, and positively refuses to give up the Golden Fleece, whether I slay the dragon or no.
But I must pause-- my pen refuses to do justice to the subject, and the remainder will furnish us hours of conversation during the tedious moments of the delightful visit to Park-Place.
Now the Leather-Stocking refuses the money,” whispered Louisa, “it can all be given to Mr.
He said to you: `If that vile Italian refuses the million we ask of him, sire, -- if we are forced, for want of money, to renounce diplomacy, well, then, we will ask him to grant us five hundred gentlemen.
When LORD GORING returns the glass she refuses it with a gesture.
She has seen the lovely Claire on her knees, with loosened tresses and streaming eyes, and the rest of them standing over her with spikes and goads and red-hot irons, ready to come down on her if she refuses the tipsy duke.
Secondly, since of my favor I gave him land upon his coming, he refuses to pay revenue.
If he refuses, we have no alternative but to apply for a warrant.