verb (used with object)
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How to use controvert in a sentence
Karasowski, in his eagerness to controvert Liszt, although not going quite this length, nevertheless overshoots the mark.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
He could not concur, but he would not attempt to controvert: opinion in this case must have even the precedence of justice.Camilla|Fanny Burney
The statement in this amendment does not controvert the right of revolution.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention|Lucius Eugene Chittenden
That evening Campanini was on hand, ready to controvert the very idea of an American prima donna daring to sing with him.Memoirs of an American Prima Donna|Clara Louise Kellogg
The doctrine of materialism, adverted to by Mr. Irvine, it is the province of divines to controvert.