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OTHER WORDS FROM rebutre·but·ta·ble, adjectiveun·re·but·ta·ble, adjectiveun·re·but·ted, adjective
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The elected board members rebutted Miller’s allegations, saying their focus was on pushing new policies to benefit students at a time when study after study was making clear the national toll of so much time out of the classroom during the pandemic.Error-riddled ethics reports on school board create political firestorm in Prince George’s County|Rachel Chason, Donna St. George|August 24, 2021|Washington Post
He said integration was a simple question of following court orders, and he rebutted the governor’s claim that the federal government was poised to send troops.How Robert F. Kennedy Shaped His Brother's Response to Civil Rights|Patricia Sullivan|August 11, 2021|Time
Wright's allies went negative, but Ellzey was far more active rebutting the attacks than Wright was in making or amplifying them.
The contractors rebut those charges and say servicing problems are rooted in the convoluted design of the payment system.One of the nation’s largest student loan servicers plans to cut ties with the Education Department|Danielle Douglas-Gabriel|July 8, 2021|Washington Post
You say something false and then cast those who correctly rebut you as your enemies.The alarming downward spiral of the election-fraud conspiracy theory|Philip Bump|June 24, 2021|Washington Post
No matter how I attempt to rebut these empty slogans, they never lose their power.
These are the facts to rebut just a few of the fallacies I read on a daily basis about our party.
He's now running almost a full answer behind as he tries to rebut the last attack.
Defend Obamacare with human stories, and rebut Romney on preexisting conditions.Michael Tomasky on the 8 Things Obama Needs to Do in the Debate|Michael Tomasky|October 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The White House declined to send a spokesperson to Face the Nation to rebut Senator Graham.Sunday Talk: Stephen Colbert, Lindsey Graham, & More (Video)|The Daily Beast Video|October 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We have seen what curious use he made of this theory of special missions to rebut Irish claims.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
Modern American historians, such as Beer, themselves rebut the charge.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
They and our lawyers will now butt and rebut as long as a goat of them is left alive on either side.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II|Burton J. Hendrick
As Napier made no attempt to rebut that view, she dropped her head, struggling an instant with some new enemy to self-control.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins
Amazon could not be accused in connection with them, so Christian reflected, and prepared herself to rebut any such slander.Mount Music|E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross