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Chris -- 2011-03-08
Offers and actions can be rebuffed, but arguments can only be rebutted. 300+ ghits (but in some of these 300, ‘rebuffal’ is merely a substitute for ‘rebuff’):
I am still hopeful that the Observer will consider printing a rebuffal from a
psychiatrist with a more balanced view of causation of schizophrenia …
www.rethink.org/bulletinboard/messages/ … 1092674837
Came across this letter by Engels that is the ultimate rebuffal to anyone claiming that Marxism is “economic determinism” ...
Such a meek rebuffal I take as an admission of your unwarranted, extravagant
claims and supercilious attack upon a very good racing driver.
...Nozick in his Anarchy, State and Utopia from 1974 specifically attempts a rebuffal of Rawls’s ideas of redistributive justice.
For a detailed appraisal of benefits, rebuffal of the LSE report, details of
trials and a FAQ on ID cards visit the govt ID card site.
Amidst stinging criticism from pundits in his North Tipp homeland, Ryan issued a defiant rebuffal to critics.
And my recourse is limited as I found out about the article more than two weeks
after its printing so posting a letter in rebuffal would not longer work.
www.edifyingspectacle.org/gullibility/b … f_cult.php
There will not be a rebuffal of this rumour as there are rumours circulating all the time surrounding the Bond films.