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Usage Examples for CONFUTE

  1. These hand- bibles of the sectarists, with their six thousand errata, like the false Duessa, covered their crafty deformity with a fair raiment; for when the great Selden, in the assembly of divines, delighted to confute them in their own learning, he would say, as Whitelock reports, when they had cited a text to prove their assertion, " Perhaps in your little pocket- bible with gilt leaves," which they would often pull out and read, " the translation may be so, but the Greek or the Hebrew signifies this." - "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
  2. Answer and try to confute me. - "The Eleven Comedies" by Aristophanes et al