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rebut


rebut

verb

Definition of REBUT

1
to drive back <Stalingrad's defenders were finally able to rebut the besiegers, but only after a horrendous loss of life>
Near Antonyms embrace, hail, welcome
2
to prove to be false <Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe effectively rebutted any lingering notions that the earth is flat>

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