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refute

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1 to declare not to be true

  • while he was publicly refuting rumors of a merger, behind the scenes the CEO was working to effect that very outcome
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2 to prove to be false

  • the victories of African-American athlete Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics effectively refuted the racial views of the Nazis
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give the lie to

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