Examples of refutation in a Sentence
these are hard scientific facts against which there can be no reasonable refutation
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But the resurgence of the industry is a refutation of those who predicted that the post-crisis regulations would hamstring banks and damp the economy.
Trump intended those remarks as a refutation of the concerns and complaints of those most-outspoken members of the 2017 Eagles: Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long, Torrey Smith, others.
Holding law enforcement accountable is the best refutation of the authoritarian temptation, with its mocking of our insistence on due process, elections and respect for individual rights.
Four days later the paper published John E. Washington’s refutation.
Critics seized on the moment as a refutation of the argument from Cohn and others that the tax package’s benefits will trickle down to a broad base of Americans.
Throughout its history, Star Wars has placed a high premium on progress and diversity—from Princess Leia, a spirited, gun-toting refutation of fairy-tale type, to the cadre of multicultural fighters who ensure the Death Star’s collapse in Rogue One.
Trump defenders have not mounted a point-by-point refutation, just a generalized dismissal, on the rationale that some likely misinformation and many unconfirmed claims render the dossier so tainted that it should be deemed totally bogus.
Despite repeated and constant refutation, the false narrative persisted, and California kindergartens began to see their immunization levels dip below the thresholds required for immunity.
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