The attorney offered evidence that controverted the plaintiff's allegations.
ever since the poem was first published, critics and scholars have controverted over the meaning of its concluding lines
Recent Examples on the WebDuring the upcoming weeks and through the appeal a slew of additional credible and controverting evidence will come to light.
Ben Shpigel, New York Times, 11 Aug. 2017
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