verbo[with object] formal
- He has argued to the contrary, but the evidence confutes him.
- He confutes this argument saying ‘You find valuable things in places were no one else has searched.’
- Our exclusive exit poll of the Democratic primary confutes the conventional wisdom about why Gotham's voters vote as they do.
- Oraciones de ejemplo
- He quotes without confutation the assertion that ‘the globe may be surveyed and history may be reviewed in vain for any evidence of a considerable country in which want can be fairly attributed to an increasing population.’
- Thus he deploys a vivid confutation of justification by works, even by the fervent ‘Sacrifice’ he has described in line 5.
- When the child died a few days after, the prophet was abashed, and quite unable to account for this summary confutation.
Early 16th century: from Latin confutare 'restrain, answer conclusively', from con- 'altogether' + the base of refutare 'refute'.
Palabras que riman con confuteacute, argute, astute, beaut, Beirut, boot, bruit, brut, brute, Bute, butte, Canute, cheroot, chute, commute, compute, coot, cute, depute, dilute, dispute, flute, galoot, hoot, impute, jute, loot, lute, minute, moot, newt, outshoot, permute, pollute, pursuit, recruit, refute, repute, route, salute, Salyut, scoot, shoot, Shute, sloot, snoot, subacute, suit, telecommute, Tonton Macoute, toot, transmute, undershoot, uproot, Ute, volute
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Saltos de línea: con|fute
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