To better see all uses of the word
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
please enable javascript.

Used In
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • my friend M. le Roy, of the Royal Academy of Sciences, took up my cause and refuted him;
  • It happened that they wrought an effect on me quite contrary to what was intended by them; for the arguments of the Deists, which were quoted to be refuted, appeared to me much stronger than the refutations; in short, I soon became a thorough Deist.

  • There are no more uses of "refute" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • The speaker refuted his opponent’s arguments.
  • He refuted the argument.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading