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incontrovertible

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Definition undeniable (obviously true—at least upon investigation)
  • We have incontrovertible proof that the defendant is guilty.
incontrovertible = undeniable
  • The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.
    Winston Churchill
  • While the United States has presented incontrovertible evidence to each of the other five parties including Pyongyang, skepticism about U.S. evidence has been expressed publicly by the other parties, most notably Beijing.
    Balbina Hwang  --  China's Proliferation and its Role in the North Korea Nuclear Crisis  --  http://www.heritage.org/Research/AsiaandthePacific/tst031005a.cfm (retrieved 06/29/06)
  • They all talked at once ... making of unreality a possibility, then a probability, then an incontrovertible fact, as people will when their desires become words.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • incontrovertible = undeniable
  • His impatience makes him feel that he is, incontrovertibly, finally, an adult.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • incontrovertibly = undeniably
  • the incontrovertible fact
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • incontrovertible = undeniable
  • It is incontrovertible as geometry in every enlightened community of minds!
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • incontrovertible = undeniable
  • But here was seemingly incontrovertible evidence that time had passed Coke by.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • incontrovertible = undeniable
  • ...the Dossiers Secrets had been authenticated by many specialists and incontrovertibly confirmed what historians had suspected for a long time:
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • incontrovertibly = undeniably
  • Knowing, the deep-soul knowing that my father had, was not, in the law's more literal mind, incontrovertible proof.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • incontrovertible = undeniable
  • Instead of aiming at a comprehensive—but usually elusive—solution, it is usually best to tackle, first and energetically, incontrovertible institutional errors.
    Edited by:  Richard A. Epstein and Michael S. Greve  --  AEI Book Summary of: Competition Laws in Conflict  --  http://www.aei.org/books/bookID.770,filter.all/book_detail2.asp (retrieved 06/29/06)
  • I have an absolute incontrovertible belief that you are good.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • We have incontrovertible evidence, as well as a confession from the unit's director."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • I had a man in jail with almost incontrovertible evidence against him.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • And now he knew, incontrovertibly.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • They claim they have incontrovertible evidence that Svensson has an antivirus in his possession.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Every priest knew that what we were taught in seminary had a Catholic spin put on it—yet there was an incontrovertible truth behind it.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • They would need incontrovertible evidence.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Over and over, he returned to the same impossible, incontrovertible fact: he was the leader of the Varden.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
  • The ladies smiled approvingly, for his lightest utterance was regarded as incontrovertible truth.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind

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