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Synonyms of gainsay in English:


  • formal it was difficult to gainsay his claim
    deny, dispute, disagree with, argue with, dissent from, contradict, repudiate, declare untrue, challenge, oppose, contest, counter, fly in the face of;
    informal shoot full of holes, shoot down (in flames)
    Law  disaffirm
    [Antonyms] confirm
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