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Synonyms for gainsay

Synonyms for gainsay

to refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

Synonyms for gainsay

take exception to

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The value of such an empirical approach with sophisticated methods cannot be gainsaid.
Its dominant theme makes this work literally a prostitution of poetic Art, nor can this be gainsaid by pointing out quite truthfully that even so it is not so objectionable as much else that he has written.
Judge Bruce Macmillan said: 'It is an extraordinary feature that you admitted supplying residents of an elderly people's home in Liverpool with cannabis for pain relief and you said, and it is not gainsaid, you made no financial reward for this act of mercy.
A dignatariety born of such love cannot be gainsaid.
Indeed, the Buckeyes can lay claim to that title, and cannot be gainsaid, now that they have a perfect (14-0) record - a claim no other NCAA Division I team in the nation can make.
It cannot be gainsaid that the notion of spiritual salvation is the central, defining characteristic of Christianity, a tenet that sets it apart from the world's other religious traditions.
Although he lacked the scholarly and academic credentials of DuBois or Alain Locke, who have historically been placed in the vanguard of this movement as intellectual leaders, Thurman's commanding role, intellectually and artistically, coupled with his commitment to celebrating, like Hughes and Hurston, the experience of ordinary folk, must not be gainsaid.
Nor can it be gainsaid that ageism does exist in long-term care as elsewhere--the notion that residents are old and on the way out and really don't need or deserve much in the way of active caregiving.
Beyond tonight, we, who have seen in you, both singly and together, a perfection, know nothing again may be wholly gainsaid.
Finally, however, it cannot be gainsaid that this is a book composed of polished, stylized pieces, intended to add up to a whole, the precise shape of which remains elusive and shadowy, tantalizingly indeterminate.
Whether in newspapers or some other burgeoning medium of the present, the inherent narrative of human initiation and exchange cannot be comfortably gainsaid.
It cannot be gainsaid that you have now reigned on hitherto runaway poaching in the country, he said.
gainsaid on Monday widely circulated reports about emerging tensions with the
Although one could not call him a philosopher, Conrad's descriptions of evil would rival that of any phenomenologist, and his teleological conception of nature and society could not be gainsaid by any student of Aristotle's Ethics and Politics.
An 84 per cent vote in support of the leader and the Shadow Cabinet cannot be gainsaid by even confirmed Europhiles like Mr Michael Heseltine an d Mr Kenneth Clarke.