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contradicted

verb
past tense of contradict

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1 to make an assertion that is contrary to one made by (another)
  • no matter what I say, you always have to contradict me

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2 to declare not to be true
  • his account contradicted the story that they had gotten earlier

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“Contradicted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contradicted. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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