"He said you don't deal with rejection well," she said sweetly.
Anyhow, whatever the method or interpretation is to be, idealism, even more fully than materialism, is pledged to monism and to the rejection of dualism.
Xander braced himself, waiting for the rejection he knew would come.
When consul (49) he advised the rejection of all peace terms offered by Caesar, and declared that, if the senate did not at once decide upon opposing him by force of arms, he would act upon his own responsibility.
Waiting for some sign of rejection, he lowered his head until his lips brushed hers.