Rebut and Repel


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Rebut verb – To drive back.
Usage example: Stalingrad's defenders were finally able to rebut the besiegers, but only after a horrendous loss of life

Repel is a synonym for rebut in prove wrong topic. In some cases you can use "Repel" instead a verb "Rebut".
Nearby Words: rebuttal, rebutted, rebutting, rebutter
Synonyms for Rebut


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Repel verb – To drive back.
Usage example: the defenders repelled the attacking army after several hours of fierce fighting

Rebut is a synonym for repel in repulse topic. You can use "Rebut" instead a verb "Repel". archaic substitute
Nearby Words: repelled, repelling
Synonyms for Repel
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