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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To deny or oppose.

Usage examples (28)
  • During the debate, one speaker tried to gainsay the opponent about each statement made about the topic.
  • Go, Marechal, give him his money; I won't gainsay it.
  • But he couldn't gainsay the man any more than I could.
  • And Judith answered him: Who am I, that I should gainsay my lord? for more
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