Refutal Re*fut"al (r?*f?t"al), n. Act of refuting; refutation. [1913 Webster]

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  • refute — verb /rɪˈfjuːt,rəˈfjut/ a) To prove (something) to be false or incorrect. b) To deny the truth or correctness of (something). Syn …   Wiktionary

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