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refudiate

[ ri-fyoo-dee-eyt ]

verb (used with object)

, Nonstandard.
, re·fu·di·at·ed, re·fu·di·at·ing.
  1. to reject as untrue or refuse to acknowledge.


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REFUDIATE Unlike a pit bull with lipstick, Sarah Palin has added new words to the English language.

Sloppy wordplay like this is how abominations like “refudiate” and “ misunderestimate” end up entering the lexicon permanently.

Refudiate n. a combination of the words refute and repudiate.

But if we liberal elitists have any sense, we will immediately refudiate that idea and jump on the Newt bandwagon.

But if we liberal elitists have any sense, they will immediately refudiate that idea and jump on the Newt bandwagon.

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