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synonyms for rebutting

  • deny
  • disprove
  • fend off
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • quash
  • refute
  • break
  • confound
  • confute
  • controvert
  • cross
  • defeat
  • evert
  • negative
  • overturn
  • repel
  • repulse
  • top
  • come back at
  • disconfirm
  • get back at
  • hold off
  • keep off
  • prove false
  • stave off
  • take on
  • ward off
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antonyms for rebutting

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  • allow
  • approve
  • permit
  • prove
  • sanction
  • support
  • validate
  • abet
  • agree
  • aid
  • attract
  • help
  • lose
  • stay
  • back down
  • concede
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How to use rebutting in a sentence

A number of concerned citizens set up a Facebook group, Les Vaxxeuses, in order to rebut their often erroneous or misleading claims.
THE VACCINE CHAMPIONS IN FRANCE DEFYING DEATH THREATS TO CONVERT ANTI-VAXXERSVIVIENNE WALTFEBRUARY 17, 2021TIME
The presentation of the Railway case and the rebutting evidence did not begin till all the public witnesses had been heard.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
No way lay open for rebutting this justification, but by bringing out all the circumstances attendant on the transaction.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XI. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
By a curious coincidence, Professor Keith, in rebutting the whole hypothesis, makes a statement not irrelevant in this connexion.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
"Thou art too winning even to be resisted by one wearied with rebutting plausible pretensions," he added.
THE BRAVOJ. FENIMORE COOPER
I shall call rebutting evidence to prove up to the hilt that the hidden hand is again at its old game.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
She had once succeeded in clearing herself of an accusation, and proving her innocence, by a rebutting alibi.
HENRY VIII AND HIS COURTLOUISE MUHLBACH
The years in which he had never heard of Josephine—never asked for her—was a charge there was no rebutting.
BARRINGTONCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Its chief value lies not in proving a position, but in rebutting objections; it is good, not for assault, but defence.
MENTAL PHILOSOPHY: INCLUDING THE INTELLECT, SENSIBILITIES, AND WILLJOSEPH HAVEN
Any rebutting of priori presumptions against dogma is a mere clearing of the way for battle.
LUX MUNDIVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REBUTTING

  • agitation
  • altercation
  • argument
  • argumentation
  • blah-blah
  • cogitation
  • contention
  • contest
  • controversy
  • controverting
  • deliberation
  • dialectic
  • disputation
  • dispute
  • forensic
  • hassle
  • match
  • meditation
  • mooting
  • polemic
  • rebutting
  • reflection
  • refuting
  • tiff
  • words
  • wrangle
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