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Controvert

Con´tro`vert
v. t.1.To make matter of controversy; to dispute or oppose by reasoning; to contend against in words or writings; to contest; to debate.
Verb1.controvert - be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion"
Synonyms: contradict, oppose
2.controvert - prove to be false or incorrect
Synonyms: rebut, refute
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