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used in The Brothers Karamazov

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to disprove or argue against
  • he scarcely tried to refute his evidence
    Book 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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