Refutatory
Refutatory Re*fut"a*to*ry (r?*f?t"?*t?*r?), a. [L. refutatorius: cf. F. r['e]futatoire.] Tending tu refute; refuting. [1913 Webster]

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  • refutatory — index contradictory, contrary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refutatory — re·fut·ato·ry …   English syllables

  • refutatory — üd.əˌtōrē, ütə , tȯr , ri adjective Etymology: Late Latin refutatorius, from Latin refutatus (past participle of refutare) + orius ory : refutative …   Useful english dictionary

  • Redargutory — Red ar*gu to*ry ( t?*r?), a. Pertaining to, or containing, redargution; refutatory. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refutative — /ri fyooh teuh tiv/, adj. tending to refute; pertaining to refutation: refutative evidence. Also, refutatory. [1645 55; REFUTAT(ION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • contradictory — I adjective abjuratory, absonant, adversative, adverse, antagonistic, antithetical, asserting the contrary, asserting the opposite, at odds, at variance, clashing, conflicting, confutative, confuting, contradicting, contradistinct,… …   Law dictionary

  • contrary — I adjective abnegative, adversative, adverse, adversus, answering, antagonistic to, antipathetic, antithetic, antithetical, at cross purposes, at issue, at variance, averse, captious, conflicting, confutative, confuting, contradicting,… …   Law dictionary

  • contradictory — Synonyms and related words: abjuratory, abnegative, absonant, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, alien, ambiguous, ambivalent, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antipode, antipodean, antipole, antithesis, antithetic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contrary — Synonyms and related words: abjuratory, abnegative, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antipode, antipodean, antipodes, antipole, antithesis, antithetic, antithetical, antonym,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • refuting — Synonyms and related words: apologetic, confounding, confutative, confuting, contradictory, contrary, excusatory, excusing, extenuating, extenuative, justificatory, justifying, palliative, refutative, refutatory, rehabilitative, vindicative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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