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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to refutation:   (134 results)

Often used in the same context:
rebuttal, apologia, rejoinder, riposte, critique, debunking, counterexample, exegesis, counterargument, disproof, denunciation, counterpoint, summation, explication, revisionism, tu quoque, denouncement, misquotation, platonism, disavowal, speciousness, postulation, argumentation, panegyric, factuality, syllogism, retort, exculpation, reactionism, mischaracterization, explanation, jeremiad, repudiation, negation, judeophobia, substantiation, tendentiousness, polemic, positing, dogmatist, reductio ad absurdum, assertion, casuistry, presupposition, corroboration, reductionism, sophistry, contradiction, falsehood, precis, incommensurability, determinist, recapitulation, evolutionism, occidentalism, peroration, excursus, balderdash, mohammedanism, exegetical, falsity, apologetics, sophistic, logical fallacy, empiricist, retraction, justifications, arguer, quote, imposture, ipse dixit, strawman, elaboration, absolutist, reiteration, monism, postmodernist, fallacy, credence, exaggerations, hegelian, preface, excoriation, fictionalization, disquisition, maritain, theorization, elision, supposition, prevaricator, ex cathedra, hermeneutic, elide, implication, gnostics, extenuation, intellectualization, locus classicus, proudhon, corollary, manifestation, vitalism, vindication, elucidation, refutations, confutation, proof, answer, exposition, verification, clarification, confirmation, demonstration, proofs, restatement, justification

More specific:
confutation, counterexample, rebuttal, reductio ad absurdum

Appears in the definition of:
answer, counterexample, guess, hazard, polemics, pretend, venture

More general:
answer, evidence, grounds

Synonyms:
defence, defense, disproof, falsification

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— Adjectives for refutation: complete, own, sufficient, serious, best, direct, detailed, empirical, practical, formal, decisive, more...

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