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- v. Present participle of debunk.
- n. The act of showing something to be false (or bunkum)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the exposure of falseness or pretensions
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The problem with the next paragraph of the Panel report came from the use again of the word debunking.
Unfortunately, as co-blogger David Kopel points out, it seems more such debunking is needed, as some are still trying to peddle the myth of an expert consensus on this issue.
Really majii the president left no stone unturned in debunking their crap.
Good job in debunking some of the misconceptions about Cloud Computing.
"This is an important first step in debunking speculation that the mortgage market is severely flawed," a BofA spokesman said.
"This is an important first step in debunking speculation that the mortgage market is severely flawed," a Bank of America spokesman said.
Journal Community "This is an important first step in debunking speculation that the mortgage market is severely flawed," said Bank of America spokesman James Mahoney.
One problem is that the education establishment (and politicians) has a vested interest in debunking any such claim – it would be evidence of its failure (or at least being a party to that), if it were proven.
Unless you can finally factually back something up, I doubt anyone is that interested in debunking the same lies that were debunked everyday for like 1-2 months.
Peter: As an exercise in debunking, not a very good job.
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