斥 means 'reject'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 2766   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-49    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 13 words   Used in 5 names   Component in 8 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    しりぞける reject, retreat, recede, withdraw, repel, repulse
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 斥 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 斥 is used 13 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
セキ : 8 words FIND ALL
rejection; expulsion; boycott; ostracism
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セキ (read as せっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
scout; patrol; spy
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しりぞける : 2 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 退く
'ku' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to step back; to move back
2. to leave (the presence of a superior); to withdraw; to retreat; to concede
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An additional 刃 less common words include 斥 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1480  Joy o' Kanji : 1480  Key to Kanji:

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セキ    reject   
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キン   axe
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カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
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