Avow and Refute

Avow

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Avow verb – To state as a fact usually forcefully.
Usage example: avowed that the colonization of Mars in our lifetime is not only possible but probable

Refute is an antonym for avow.
Nearby Words: avowal, avowedly, avowing
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Refute

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Refute verb – To declare not to be true.
Usage example: while he was publicly refuting rumors of a merger, behind the scenes the CEO was working to effect that very outcome

Avow is an antonym for refute.
Nearby Words: refutation, refutable, refuting
Antonyms for Refute
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Refute and Avow. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 12, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/avow/refute
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