"I remember you declined," he defended archly.
He glanced at her and declined the blanket.
I had to carry the pail up the hill.
He had since they first crossed paths in the shadow world, when he offered her a choice: to cure the inoperable brain tumor killing her or to outright kill her before she declined, whichever outcome she preferred.
The cat declined a lap-offer in favor of the purple rocker, Martha's chair, as if to question the whereabouts of her missing friend.
Carmen invited him to stay the night, but he declined, saying he already had a hotel room in town.
The rest of the climbers followed in the truck but Ryland declined to join them, turning a perturbed eye to Bird Song.
When Alex returned, Katie had supper ready, but Carmen declined, saying she didn't feel well.
He declined an invitation to join Fred and two neighborhood cronies for bowling, but had no desire to stick around the house all day either.
Dean declined to visit the hospital.
Dean declined the offering and said nothing.
He had tried to be happy for her when the twins came along – even accepted it gracefully when she had declined to go with him to Texas.
I thought you wanted to go, but when you declined, I decided I must have misinterpreted your interest.
Alex didn't have to go to the clinic, but he wanted to complete some paperwork at home so he declined the buggy ride.
Sam offered to help but Gerald declined, saying it wasn't that heavy.
Alex declined his help with their luggage and he left them to their own devices.
Besides, if Keaton wasn't genuinely interested, he could have made good his escape when she declined the movie invitation.
In the 5th century, under Vandal dominion, it declined in importance.
In a variety of ways it does a great deal of social service similar to that of gilds of help. Its administration has always been in the hands of laymen, and it works through local "conferences" or branches, the general council having been suspended because it declined to accept a cardinal as its official head.
Socialism was a more lasting phase, but her natural good sense revolted at the extravagant mummeries of Pere Enfantin and she declined the office of high priestess.
But in the excitement of carrying me to church my father lost the name on the way, very naturally, since it was one in which he had declined to have a part.
The Concord hunter told him what he knew and offered him the skin; but the other declined it and departed.
I declined to pay.
I have never declined paying the highway tax, because I am as desirous of being a good neighbor as I am of being a bad subject; and as for supporting schools, I am doing my part to educate my fellow-countrymen now.
Berg, having decided that masculine conversation was required, interrupted his wife's remarks and touched on the question of the war with Austria, and unconsciously jumped from the general subject to personal considerations as to the proposals made him to take part in the Austrian campaign and the reasons why he had declined them.
Like the old emigre who declined to marry the lady with whom he had spent his evenings for years, she regretted Julie's presence and having no one to write to.
Who was he? they asked, repeating their first question, which he had declined to answer.