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Sometimes it means hearing, and really thinking about, another opinion more than just thinking about how to refute what they said or just giving your own.
WALMART CEO: TO TACKLE TODAY’S CHALLENGES, ‘LISTEN WITH OPEN EARS AND AN OPEN HEART’MATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
On September 9, three days after the Atabula accusations were published, Sekine told Vanity Fair France that he planned to refute the allegations.
CHEF BEHIND PARISIAN NEW-WAVE HIT DERSOU DIESEILEEN W. CHOSEPTEMBER 29, 2020EATER
The electric-truck startup said allegations made by Hindenburg Research are false but did not provide evidence to refute specific claims in the report.
NIKOLA SHARES SLUMP AFTER BLANKET DENIAL OF SHORT-SELLER REPORTRADMARYASEPTEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
Following the recent reporting, Barrios released a statement dismissing both investigations, which was then refuted by both the district attorney’s office and the chairman of the San Diego Democratic Party.
KELVIN BARRIOS MUST DROP OUT OF THE D9 RACEJANESSA GOLDBECKAUGUST 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The modern clairvoyant prefers only to “see” things that cannot be easily refuted by disbelieving skeptics.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE CLAIRVOYANT?BRIGID WALSHJULY 26, 2020EVERYTHING AFTER Z
And Diotti, remembering Mildreds words, could not refute the old mans statements.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
I shall make a series of statements, and give you opportunity to refute them either in part or in toto.
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But it is easy to refute all these useless reasonings and to show the falsity of all these evidences.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
(This fact alone is sufficient to refute the opinion that confuses time with that which is movable).
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
This is the great point which the champions of the "bogey" theory are most anxious to refute.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
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WORDS RELATED TO REFUTE

  • belied
  • confuted
  • debunked
  • deflated
  • discarded
  • disproved
  • invalidated
  • punctured
  • refuted
  • repudiated
  • shot down
  • shot full of holes
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