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refute

verb

Definition of REFUTE

1
to declare not to be true <while he was publicly refuting rumors of a merger, behind the scenes the CEO was working to effect that very outcome>
2
to prove to be false <the victories of African-American athlete Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics effectively refuted the racial views of the Nazis>

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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