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repudiate
used in Catch-22

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Definition
strong rejection — especially when the idea or thing being rejected was once embraced
  • Nately plunged back into debate with him, determined to repudiate his vile logic and insinuations
    Chapter 23 — Natley's Old Man (45% in)
repudiate = reject and prove wrong
  • Colonel Cathcart was stung by the blunt rebuke and skulked guiltily about his room in smarting repudiation.
    Chapter 13 — Major De Coverley (65% in)

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