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confute-verb [kuhn-fyoot]
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.

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The fact that he ate dinner with his normal, hearty appetite did not confute his mother's suspicion that he was the one who had eaten three cookies an hour before.
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