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- he scarcely tried to refute his evidenceBook 12 — A Judicial Error (14% in)
refute = argue against
- The lawyers and experts were lost in admiration, and were only at a loss to understand what good purpose could be served by it, for all, I repeat, felt that the case for the prosecution could not be refuted, but was growing more and more tragically overwhelming.Book 12 — A Judicial Error (15% in)
- His speech might be divided into two parts, the first consisting of criticism in refutation of the charge, sometimes malicious and sarcastic.Book 12 — A Judicial Error (70% in)
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