Confuter
Confuter \Con*fut"er\, n. One who confutes or disproves. [1913 Webster]

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  • confuter — Confuter, Confutare, Refutare. Confuter un tesmoing, Luy faire si grande honte qu il n ose plus parler, Obruere risu testem …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • confuter — (kon fu té) v. a. Réfuter. Vieux. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Mais j ai honte pourtant, Dont tel opprobre on m a peu imputer, Et que sur champ ne l ay sceu confuter, MAROT IV, 54. •   Je confuteray, ou plustost vous monstreray, comme d elle mesme… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • confuter — noun see confute …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • confuter — See confutable. * * * …   Universalium

  • confuter — noun A person who confutes …   Wiktionary

  • confuter — n. one who confutes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • confuter — noun a debater who refutes or disproves by offering contrary evidence or argument • Syn: ↑rebutter, ↑disprover, ↑refuter • Derivationally related forms: ↑confute, ↑refute (for: ↑refuter), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disprover — noun a debater who refutes or disproves by offering contrary evidence or argument • Syn: ↑rebutter, ↑refuter, ↑confuter • Derivationally related forms: ↑confute (for: ↑confuter), ↑refute …   Useful english dictionary

  • refuter — noun a debater who refutes or disproves by offering contrary evidence or argument • Syn: ↑rebutter, ↑disprover, ↑confuter • Derivationally related forms: ↑confute (for: ↑confuter), ↑refute, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Confute — Con*fute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confuting}.] [L. confutare to chek (a boiling liquid), to repress, confute; con + a root seen in futis a water vessel), prob. akin to fundere to pour: cf. F. confuter. See {Fuse} to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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