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  • irrefutable — adjective Etymology: Late Latin irrefutabilis, from Latin in + refutare to refute Date: 1607 impossible to refute ; incontrovertible < irrefutable proof > • irrefutability noun • irrefutably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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