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synonyms for refuting

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

antonyms for refuting

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  • agreement
  • peace
  • quiet
  • harmony
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How to use refuting in a sentence

It seeks to establish truth by refuting error through the reductio ad absurdum.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
But your conduct, dispersed as you will soon be in different parts of the country, will be the best means of refuting it.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
I know no mode of refuting him, except by showing that his fundamental theory is erroneous.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
This testimony was procured by Mr. Herndon for the purpose of refuting the erroneous statements of Dr. Holland.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: WAS HE A CHRISTIAN?JOHN B. REMSBURG
Each one understood that it was a question, not of refuting the Confession, but of branding it.
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
He expends a little useless argument in refuting the common Afghan tradition that any part of modern Herat was built by Alexander.
THE GATES OF INDIATHOMAS HOLDICH
Indeed he sometimes speaks on both sides of the same question, and displays his ingenuity by refuting his own arguments.
THE ISLAND HOMERICHARD ARCHER
Dr. Holcomb was often busy refuting; he could not understand the need of these little twistings of wisdom.
THE BLIND SPOTAUSTIN HALL
This I might say for the sake of refuting these most frivolous objectors.
THE CITY OF GOD, VOLUME IIAURELIUS AUGUSTINE
The author takes great pains to disprove a theory which few persons, in our day, will think worth refuting.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 76, FEBRUARY, 1864VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REFUTING

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