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noun as in rebuttal

noun as in rejoinder

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However, researchers have produced several compelling counterarguments to all that authenticity.

From Quartz

If you’re thinking, “But pasta needs to be kneaded,” allow me to present gnocchi as a counterargument.

Still, I’d like to know if there’s a counterargument to be made, in response to the certainty with which a friend remarks that second children are always “much more chill” than first children.

From Time

Another OFRI employee, Timm Locke, offered to help a timber lobbyist draft a counterargument that “those of us in the industry can use.”

She and Wachter laid out their counterarguments on delaying doses February 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Allen met every one of his arguments with a forceful counterargument.

The counterargument, of course, is that this method of delivery is pretty archaic.

The conventional counterargument, of course, is that the establishment will circle the wagons around Romney.

But I can mount a highly plausible counter-counterargument for why it may not.

I haven't any idea, but a better counterargument is required than "the military knows best."

Ghosts also have human shapes is probably your counterargument.


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to counterargument, such as: rejoinder, reply, answer, confutation, countercharge, and counterclaim.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.