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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of refute.

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Examples

  • Crain refutes charges that he sought to keep Mehlman out of print.

    03/22/2005

  • And for Castro, the name refutes other long-held beliefs that the Stonewall demonstrators were all white gay men.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • And for Castro, the name refutes other long-held beliefs that the Stonewall demonstrators were all white gay men.

    Long Island Press

  • The use of "conspiracy theory" as a derogatory term, as an epithet almost, is something the government propagandists have perfected over the decades and it's a useful tool for eliminating articulate dissent and the use of that term refutes information that might be inconvenient for policy agenda. "

    Sydney Indymedia - Comments

  • If anything this picture and it's title refutes the notion of God.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • And when a person with a male screen name refutes another male, it's fine, but if 'he' is later revealed to be female, the yelping is astounding.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • And when a person with a male screen name refutes another male, it's fine, but if 'he' is later revealed to be female, the yelping is astounding.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • Secondly the grassroots efforts of Obama, which of course has led to major $$$$ kind of refutes the meme of his not going to the local level, doesnt it?

    Hillary: All Evidence Says I'm The Stronger Candidate

  • | Reply | Permalink as we said in the post, this is the most recent poll we could find that looks at the demographic breakdowns in the key states in a fine-grained enough way. and nowhere did we say that it "refutes" the conclusion in today's Q poll -- the opposite, in fact

    Is Hillary Outperforming Obama Against McCain Among Working Class Voters In Key Swing States?

  • So here we see a denialist using a rejected idea of the early 1970s, which other people in his camp use as an example of bad climate science, as good science which "refutes" AGW.

    Rabett Run

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