Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 05/19/15 Confute

Confute (verb)
confute [kuh n-fyoot]


verb (used with object), confuted, confuting.
1. to prove to be false, invalid, or defective; disprove: to confute an argument.
2. to prove (a person) to be wrong by argument or proof: to confute one's opponent.
3. Obsolete. to bring to naught; confound.

Origin: 1520-30; < Latin confūtāre to abash, silence, refute, equivalent to con- con- + -fūtāre; cf. refute

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