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Synonyms for refute

Synonyms for refute

to prove or show to be false

Synonyms for refute

overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof

prove to be false or incorrect

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I take the imputation in good part, as a compliment to the just delineation of my female characters; and though I am bound to attribute much of the severity of my censors to this suspicion, I make no effort to refute it, because, in my own mind, I am satisfied that if a book is a good one, it is so whatever the sex of the author may be.
Therefore we refute all the speculations presented in the media which are intended to blacken the national importance of the Day of the Albanian Alphabet", responded from BDI on the critics of the PDSH Reform Movement.
25 (SUNA)- The deputies of the National Assembly have agreed on the need to consolidate the media address, pointing to the importance of the spokesman to express their vision of the state, agreeing that the media attack shall be faced with a si,ilar counter attack to refute it.
Summary: The head of an association representing Lebanese prisoners in Syria urged the government Wednesday to refute the Syrian ambassador's claims that there are no Lebanese prisoners in Syria.
The star was quick to refute allegations that the pair will be selling their wedding to a glitzy magazine.
Most classes of medications that are used to treat painful diabetic neuropathy include drugs that have at best a moderate level of evidence to support their effectiveness or have insufficient evidence to support or refute their use, according to a new guideline.
The False Promise of Green Energy considers the claims green energy proponents make about its potentials, from economic changes to environmental impact, and refute many common beliefs.
Giving evidence in his own defence yesterday, Lewis said: "I absolutely refute that.
One horn of the dilemma is the putative norm of refute-or-accept: if you cannot refute an argument, you ought to accept its conclusion.
Paul parallels baptism and the Lord's Supper with the experience of Exodus and then lifts up the stiff-necked ways that Israel responded in a way that allows the story to refute their behavior.
I put a position, rebut it, refute it, refute the rebuttal, and rebut the refutation"
bishops had to refute the release, fire those responsible for issuing the statement, issue an apology to the pro-life community and ensure that Dr.
Not known to hold his tongue, Lee lets it all hang out here, and Aftab has done a marvelous job of rounding up witnesses to refute and support the impressions of the outspoken director.
The ocean venting proposed by Lee Kump's group at Pennsylvania State University doesn't refute that major volcanic eruptions contributed to the Permian extinction.
It seems to me that those who support this war should demand that either the Coalition starts counting the civilians they kill or carry out an equally in-depth scientific study to refute the university's findings.