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All these answers, were in truth no replies at all, for they did not disprove the facts.

I will prove their existence, and I will defy you to disprove them.

I am not equally sure that we can disprove the truth of immediate states of feeling.

In all that you say have you any other purpose except to disprove the being of the many?

My mother alone could disprove it, and she is dead to the world.

And Francesco, if he could not disprove it, could at least contradict it.

I've said it a thousand times—and have I ever done anything to disprove it?

Would not that also disprove the whole theory of reincarnation if it is true?

"You have said nothing to disprove them," said the old man, quickly.

There is enough in their general conduct to disprove the assumption.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French desprover "refute, contradict," from des- (see dis-) + prover (see prove). Related: Disproved; disproving.

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