gainsay

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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

References in classic literature ?
Haviland said, "there is no one here who will gainsay your honesty.
For all that any man may gainsay, the ketch Arangi, trader and blackbirder in the Solomon Islands, may have signified in Jerry's mind as much the mysterious boat that traffics between the two worlds, as, at one time, the boat that Charon sculled across the Styx signified to the human mind.
That he would mount into the heavens, with all his deformities about him, if he only knew the road, no one will gainsay, that witnesses his bitter strivings upon 'arth.
Prime Minister Najib Mikati's words on financing STL contradict with words of Ministers in the government," members said and reckoned that gainsays have become of the current government's features.
But none of this gainsays the direction that Cynthia and, for that matter, we are pointing in.
Complete Poems gainsays several lingering assumptions about McKay's lyric effort, beginning with the misconception that the author abandoned writing poetry during the mid-1920s in favor of composing exclusively in prose.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics 2001 report on union membership, however, gainsays their optimism.