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rebuttal

re·but·tal

rebuttal

 
 
pronunciation:
rih buh tl
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part of speech: noun
definition: a statement or contention, as in a debate or legal case, that is intended to disprove or confute another.
His rebuttal was unconvincing because he failed to give any clear evidence to refute his opponent's argument.
synonyms:
counterargument, rejoinder
similar words:
objection
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