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debunk

de·bunk

debunk

 
pronunciation:
di buhngk
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: debunked, debunking, debunks
definition: to expose or ridicule the falseness or exaggerations of (a claim, theory, or the like).
The cartoonist especially likes to debunk politicians' promises.
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derivation: debunker (n.)