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refuting

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refuting

verb
present participle of 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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“Refuting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/refuting. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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