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Word: gainsay

Definition: deny


Sentences Containing 'gainsay'

And if any shall begin to gainsay thee, and quarrel with thee about it; wilt thou quarrel with him again, or rather go on meekly as thou hast begun, until thou hast numbered out every letter?
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