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    refute

    refute - Dictionary definition and meaning for word refute

    Definition
    (verb) overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
    Synonyms : rebut
    Example Sentence
    • The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments
    Definition
    (verb) prove to be false or incorrect
    Synonyms : controvert , rebut
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for refute

refute rhymes with refuse, when you DISAPPROVE OF something, or if something is false or incorrect..you refute it or disapprove..

Refute can be considered as REFusing something to have trUTh or prove to be false/incorrect

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'are fut' - means to overthrow by argument

refute

refute-flute means the musical instrument and because you have played the flute during the classroom you are proved to be wrong

refute sounds like again fuse i.e. again false.

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