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contradict
used in Gulliver's Travels

2 uses
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Definition
disagree
in various senses, including:
  • to say something is not true — as in "She contradicted his testimony."
  • to say something else is true when both can't be true — as in "I don't believe her. She contradicted herself as she told us what happened."
  • to be in conflict with — as in "Her assertions contradict accepted scientific principles."
  • It would be tedious to repeat his arguments, and my contradictions.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (90% in)
  • I have perused several books of travels with great delight in my younger days; but having since gone over most parts of the globe, and been able to contradict many fabulous accounts from my own observation, it has given me a great disgust against this part of reading, and some indignation to see the credulity of mankind so impudently abused.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (93% in)

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