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to prove or show to be false

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To view good reasons as persuasive in virtue of their being good reasons is to credit unduly the coercive power of rational justification; it is to confute rhetoric with reasoning.
Edamaruku: Once my father allowed himself to think critically about the Bible, he began step by step to confute Christian teachings and wrote the book.
Even the social tendencies may show some signs of women's emancipation, the advertising react slowly to social changes and advertisers do not have the courage to break the unwritten rules and confute the consumer.
His 'charge', as stated in his Brag, was 'to preach the Gospel, to minister the sacraments, to instruct the simple, to reform sinners, to confute errors .
Some may start and rave at this, but who can confute the truth of it?
interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan are discussed as a starting point for increased Iranian support for Shias throughout the Middle East and to confute the common argument that Shias are more sympathetic to Iran than to their home countries.
The most significant political decision consists of adopting a specific protection against gay and lesbian discrimination by means of the Amsterdam Treaty, on 20th of October 1997 which introduced in the commercial law a new stipulation: "without harming other community competencies, the Council, after consulting the European Parliament can take any appropriate measures to confute discrimination based on sex, race or ethnic origin, religion, handicap, age or sexual orientation.
I don't want to confute your views, but everyone has his or her opinion.
Sometimes, merely repeating Milton's argument "is enough to confute it and make it lighter then vaintie it self" (434); other times, Milton's argument seems such "a new principle unheard of till now" that the anonymous opponent concludes only "so I leave it" (446) without confutation.
Let us briefly, in turn, deal with the manner by which Flapan attempted to confute each of his myths.
Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahhar said on April 4 that "Hamas will be ready to participate in elections after an agreement is reached to confute the allegation that Islamists partake in elections only once.
He counsels that "they should confute errors and resist the wiles of perverse people, but in a way showing they are inspired by rectitude and especially by charity.
Retired Nursing Assistant of Army Medical Corps, Attiqur Rehman of Nathia Gali talking to the media persons said that senior doctors and child specialists confute to treat his daughter, Alishba, who is trapped by inexplicable disease.
Retired Nursing Assistant of Army Medical Corps, Attiq ur Rehman of Nathia Gali talking to the media persons said that senior doctors and child specialists confute to treat his daughter, Alishba, who is trapped by inexplicable disease.
Understanding Indian Movies is Patrick Colm Hogan's bid to confute such stereotypes and furnish a template for keener practices of film appreciation.