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redargue

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verb red·ar·gue \ri-ˈdär-(ˌ)gyü\

Definition of redargue

redargued

redarguing

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  confute, disprove



Origin and Etymology of redargue

Middle English, from Latin redarguere, from red- + arguere to demonstrate, prove — more at argue


First Known Use: 1627


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