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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 to say that is not to gainsay what the management of the airline has managed to do.
NO-ONE can gainsay that Neville Chamberlain made an enormous contribution to public life of Britain, locally and nationally, for all the reasons cited by Professor Carl Chinn (Mail, October 1).
Nothing has happened since 1970 to gainsay Benedict's assessment of the Church's future.
But Sleiman said "the letter does not rely on substantiated facts; reports of the [Lebanese] army command and security apparatuses even gainsay the letter." Separately, the President met today at Baabda palace with Deputy Prime Minister, Samir Moqbel, over jails' rehabilitation dossier.
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?
I have seen or heard no evidence which has been tested to gainsay those denials."
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.
Thompson's writing is clear and devoid of academic jargon; his innumerable examples, engaging and pertinent; and his conclusions, hard to gainsay. The result is a lively and important monograph that appeals to a broad audience and will doubtless excite further study--a first bold venture into a world that is now far easier to discern than it was before Thompson entered into it.
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.
Both Marie Antoinette and Max Beloff having gone to their rewards some time ago, who precisely would gainsay this truism?
If Democrats merely gainsay the voucher proposal President Bush will almost surely promote in 2004, they will appear (rightly) as educational obstructionists, and lose support among swing voters and low-income urban parents.
IN the Mecca Hurdle, David Nicholson's favourite Gainsay, ridden by Peter Scudamore, gains the upper hand in the final strides to master Michael Cunningham's Irish raider Rijoto despite coming under the full treatment from yer man Jonjo O'Neill.
The author is so eminent in his role as a military historian it's difficult to gainsay his conclusions.