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rebut

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1 to drive back
  • Stalingrad's defenders were finally able to rebut the besiegers, but only after a horrendous loss of life

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2 to prove to be false
  • Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe effectively rebutted any lingering notions that the earth is flat

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The first known use of rebut was in the 14th century

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“Rebut.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rebut. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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