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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • 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.

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  • The speaker refuted his opponent’s arguments.
  • He refuted the argument.

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