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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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But Sleiman said "the letter does not rely on substantiated facts; reports of the [Lebanese] army command and security apparatuses even gainsay the letter.
There is no requirement in the regulations for a medical examination of a player removed for injury, so it is impossible to gainsay Newcastle's evidence that Ryan was injured.
So it seems do the British and no apologists for corrupt regimes can gainsay that.
Who will gainsay that the parks contain the highest potentialities of national pride, national contentment, and national health?
However, it was with equally great dismay that read in the papers that this disgusting man, who abused his position, abused his expenses and abused anyone who dared to gainsay him, is to get his full pension.
I have seen or heard no evidence which has been tested to gainsay those denials.
Blackett summarised: "Without any credible and tested evidence of serious wrongdoing it is impossible to gainsay the players' own accounts of what occurred.
While Worcester city councilors and the administration tried to put a positive spin on their huge raises, it is hard to gainsay the perplexity of residents who struggle to make ends meet while tax bills and fees continue to climb.
This is not meant to gainsay or dismiss out of hand the weight and applicability of the DOJ policy arguments in particular situations and circumstances.
Thompson's writing is clear and devoid of academic jargon; his innumerable examples, engaging and pertinent; and his conclusions, hard to gainsay.
But no one can gainsay his passion for mission and worship and the church.
Thus on the one hand no one will gainsay the insight these judicial source materials, even in mere translation, begin to allow us into the details of sexual behavior and values of the Spanish Golden Age.
Lane cannot gainsay is that, contrary to constant gloom in the press at the time, Japan emerged from the 1990s stronger than ever.
Both Marie Antoinette and Max Beloff having gone to their rewards some time ago, who precisely would gainsay this truism?
As we have reiterated previously, and on other occasions, one cannot gainsay the immemorial postulate that a "substantial portion of the .