refel

verb
re·​fel | \ ri-ˈfel How to pronounce refel (audio) \
refelled; refelling

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First Known Use of refel

1548, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for refel

Latin refellere to prove false, refute, from re- + fallere to deceive

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“Refel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refel. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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