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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of confute.

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Examples

  • While the government then gave the floor to the chief of police Manganelli which in Italian means "batons", the irony of the language, the argument of who is in favour of the project has regularly been confuted for scientific and technical reasons that highlight the weaknesses.

    Lorella Di Vuono: High Speed Turin-Lyon Train Runs on the Border of Italian Democracy

  • I continued to write successful books, and in sociological controversy I saw my opponents confuted with the facts of the times that daily reared new buttresses to my intellectual position.

    Chapter 31

  • As for De Casseres -- if ever I get back to New York, equipped as I now am, I shall confute him with the same ease that he has confuted all the schools.

    CHAPTER XXXVII

  • While the government then gave the floor to the chief of police Manganelli which in Italian means "batons", the irony of the language, the argument of who is in favour of the project has regularly been confuted for scientific and technical reasons that highlight the weaknesses.

    Lorella Di Vuono: High Speed Turin-Lyon Train Runs on the Border of Italian Democracy

  • I took old Howard along, and he perked up and confuted the doctors, so that it was three years before I buried him restored to the bosom of my family.

    SHIN-BONES

  • I have offered evidence, none of which you have confuted.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The candour of this speech, in which his aversion to the Delviles was openly acknowledged, and rationally justified, somewhat quieted the suspicions of Cecilia, which far more anxiously sought to be confuted than confirmed: she began, therefore, to conclude that some accident, inexplicable as unfortunate, had occasioned the partial discovery to Mr

    Cecilia

  • Scriptures; but these men deserve to be pitied, rather than confuted.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Martin Ballius and his companions, maintained this opinion not long since in France, whose error is confuted by Beza in a just volume.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [6645] Thus they mutter and object (see the rest of their arguments in Marcennus in Genesin, and in Campanella, amply confuted), with many such vain cavils, well known, not worthy the recapitulation or answering: whatsoever they pretend, they are interim of little or no religion.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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