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synonyms for denial

  • disapproval
  • rebuttal
  • rejection
  • repudiation
  • retraction
  • veto
  • adjuration
  • brush-off
  • contradiction
  • declination
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • disproof
  • dissent
  • forswearing
  • nay
  • negation
  • negative
  • nix
  • nonacceptance
  • prohibition
  • protestation
  • rebuff
  • refutal
  • refutation
  • renouncement
  • renunciation
  • repulse
  • turndown
  • abstaining
  • cold shoulder
  • controversion
  • disallowance
  • dismissing
  • no way
  • noncommittal
  • refraining
  • refusing
  • rejecting
  • renegement
  • statement abnegation
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antonyms for denial

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  • allowance
  • approval
  • confirmation
  • ratification
  • sanction
  • agreement
  • permission
  • affirmation
  • avowal
  • claim
  • corroboration
  • vouching
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How to use denial in a sentence

What should be open and shut — an airtight case of inciting an insurrection — has become yet another exercise in disingenuous denial.
STOP TRYING TO SAVE THE GOP. IT’S HOPELESS.JENNIFER RUBINFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The managers, as they indicated, will therefore urge the senators to make the “adverse inference” that his denials laid out in his defense brief are false.
REPUBLICANS CAN RUN FROM ACCOUNTABILITY, BUT THEY CAN’T HIDEJENNIFER RUBINFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bryant said the city plans to apply for another round of relief money, probably early this year, but he worries about another denial.
HOW THE CARES ACT FORGOT AMERICA’S MOST VULNERABLE HOSPITALSBY BRIANNA BAILEY, THE FRONTIERJANUARY 26, 2021PROPUBLICA
He’s in denial, or out of sorts, or thinking he’ll get around to it eventually, or whatever.
CAROLYN HAX: HUSBAND DIDN’T SHARE HIS DAD’S CANCER DIAGNOSIS FOR A YEARCAROLYN HAXJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One of the ways we push away that knowledge is with straight-up denial.
AUBREY GORDON, THE WRITER BEHIND ‘YOUR FAT FRIEND,’ HAS SOME THOUGHTS ON DIETS, BMI AND THE RELENTLESS ADVICE OF STRANGERSDAWN FALLIKJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Army secretary departs amid questions about the National Guard’s Capitol riot responseBut both before and after that interview, The Post’s reporters had been asking the Army about it, and they received more direct denials.
THE ARMY INEXPLICABLY CREATES A HEAP OF SUSPICION IN HANDLING OF MICHAEL FLYNN’S BROTHERAARON BLAKEJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Judicial Watch sued the county over the denial, litigation that remains pending in Montgomery County Circuit Court.
BODY-CAM VIDEO IN FATAL DUNCAN LEMP RAID CONFIRMS POLICE DID NOT RECORD SHOOTINGDAN MORSEJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The purported 5 stages of grief — denial & isolation, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance do not always occur in this linear fashion AND there is no set amount of time for the completion of this process.
HOW TO FIND FREEDOM FROM GRIEFJASMINE GRANTJANUARY 7, 2021ESSENCE.COM
Moreover, with JavaScript, there are further restrictions like browser memory, shortened cookie runtimes, and denial of access to session storage.
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The commission would need to provide a reason and documentation for the denial.
BILL AIMED AT PREVENTING FUTURE BLUFF COLLAPSES ISN’T ALL ABOUT SEAWALLSPATRICIA BATESJANUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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WORDS RELATED TO DENIAL

  • bucking
  • conflict
  • confutation
  • contravention
  • defiance
  • denial
  • difference
  • disagreement
  • discrepancy
  • dispute
  • dissension
  • incongruity
  • inconsistency
  • negation
  • opposite
  • opposition
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