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refute
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition to prove or attempt to prove that something is false
  • The people, in the case of which we speak, could justify its prejudice against Roger Chillingworth by no fact or argument worthy of serious refutation.
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (89% in)
refutation = argument against
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