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gainsay

gain·say

gainsay

 
 
pronunciation:
geIn seI
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gainsaid, gainsaying, gainsays
definition 1: to deny or contradict.
If this man of science says it is true, who am I to gainsay it?
antonyms:
admit
similar words:
contradict, deny
definition 2: to speak against; oppose.
similar words:
contravene, controvert, deny
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derivation: gainsayer (n.)