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to prove or show to be false

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Fray Bernardino expressed his opinion, on the deification of females, with particular force in the confutation at the end of the first book:
Whereunto is annexed the Arabian trudgman, interpreting certaine Arabicke termes used by historians: together with an index of the chapters of the Alkoran, for the understanding of the confutations of that booke (1615); (22) his Index, issued as a supplement, was called Index assuratarum Muhammedici Alkorani.
47) Whether this has to do with faulty experimental design, insufficient grasp of the nuances of narrative theory, or verifiable confutations of theory has yet to be discovered.
William Lucy, Observations, Censures, and Confutations of Notorious Errours in Mr.
18 Thus Leibniz's claim in his third letter to Clarke (5) that he had 'many demonstrations to confute the fancy of those who take space to be a substance or at least an absolute being' can be accepted at face value, and Earman's insinuation that he was being less than honest ('as far as I can determine, there is nothing in the Leibniz corpus to indicate that Leibniz had other confutations up his sleeve' ([1989], p.