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Definition of "confuter" [con•fut•er]

  • A person who confutes (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "confuter" in a sentence
  • "In order to detect the fallacy, the proposition thus silently assumed must be supplied; but the reasoner, most likely, has never really asked himself what he was assuming; his confuter, unless permitted to extort it from him by the Socratic mode of interrogation, must himself judge what the suppressed premise ought to be in order to support the conclusion."
  • "THE youthful confuter of Locke was despatched to Merton School, and ranked, according to his merits, as lag of the penultimate form."
  • "Oracle doctrine of the fathers, -- there is a still more flagrant argument against the fathers, which it is perfectly confounding to find both them and their confuter overlooking."
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