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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To expose the falseness in something.

Usage examples (36)
  • Skeptics are attempting to debunk the myth of the existence of a so-called Loch Ness Monster.
  • A more thorough debunk is available here, but one point bears mentioning.
  • The inference of the word debunk implies that it is something dishonest that needs to be corrected.
  • ‘More obscurely, and more defiant against attempts to debunk, is the case of Ninel Kulagina. for more
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