contradict

contradict

/kɒntrəˈdɪkt/ [con-truh-dikt]
verb
[with object]
1 Deny the truth of (a statement) by asserting the opposite.
1.1 Assert the opposite of a statement made by (someone)
1.2 Be in conflict with.

Origin
Late 16th century from Latin contradict- ‘spoken against’, from the verb contradicere, originally contra dicere ‘speak against’.

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It is impolite to contradict a dictator.

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