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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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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.
But no man ventured directly to gainsay a pledge filled to the health of the reigning monarch.
He thought that since the maid was defenseless he could carry her away to one of his castles and none could gainsay him.
They all held their peace till at last Agelaus son of Damastor said, "No one should take offence at what has just been said, nor gainsay it, for it is quite reasonable.
As part of developing the 'Authentic News' initiative, and after its success in refuting and quashing 35 rumours and gainsays since May, the , a senior official at Dubai Municipality said.