[ ri-fel ]
/ rɪˈfɛl /
verb (used with object), re·felled, re·fel·ling.Obsolete.
to refute or disprove.
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Origin of refel
1520–30; <Latin refellere, equivalent to re-re- + -fellere (combining form of fallere to deceive)
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