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to cause to be no longer believed or valued

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Chapter 11 returns to pseudoscience to debunk Creationism, Atlantis, lie-detectors, and similar such nonsense that wa too many gullible people believe in.
As a global outsourcing company which works with businesses to plan, design, construct and operate a security rich environment for online applications and transactions, NIIT Technologies is on a mission to debunk some of the myths surrounding the security risks of outsourcing.
The Web helps spread urban legends and conspiracy theories, but it can also help debunk them.
The NAHB now has the research to debunk negative myths about multifamily (see "Multifamily Myths," page 94).
Along the way Belon did his best to debunk a number of legends and superstitions, for example about the purportedly miraculous medical properties of terra sigillata.
We will not hesitate to deflate and debunk pure political hokum.
This month, I wish to debunk another misconception that you may have encountered.
The film and the novel debunk the New Testament, and with it, the foundation of Western Civilization.
Though excavations by French researchers in the 1950s seemed to debunk this claim, subsequent findings gave it new credence.
Here are three links to articles that should debunk both notions--that we don't care about anything else and that we are Bush supporters: http://www.
To counter this guilt complex--peddled, according to Malkin, by high school textbooks, universities, ethnic activists, politicians, and the media--Malkin sets out to debunk what she describes as politically correct myths about internment: that it was motivated primarily by racism and hysteria, that there was no national security justification for it, and that the relocation and internment camps were Nazi-style death camps.
In both films a rakish journalist (Ewan McGregor channels Curtis) woos a repressed, neurotic author (Renee Zellweger in for Wood) to debunk her popular how-to book on assertive female sexuality.
CASSANDRA is quite right to debunk the "golden age" of the past (Daily Mirror, April 16).
takes on the medical profession in general, and psychiatry in particular, to debunk commonly promoted beliefs about the diagnosis and treatment of children deemed to be hyperactive.