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#1 2005-11-13 22:58:25

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'rebuffal' for 'rebuttal'

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” ...
discussion.newyouth.com/index.php?topic=1879.new

Such a meek rebuffal I take as an admission of your unwarranted, extravagant
claims and supercilious attack upon a very good racing driver.
www.homeofsport.com/forum/thread.aspx?id=96450&page=6

...Nozick in his Anarchy, State and Utopia from 1974 specifically attempts a rebuffal of Rawls’s ideas of redistributive justice.
www.hivolda.no/index.php?ID=11475

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.
brightonregencylabourparty.blogspot.com/2005/10/facts-about-id-cards.html

Amidst stinging criticism from pundits in his North Tipp homeland, Ryan issued a defiant rebuffal to critics.
homepage.eircom.net/~darts/2002newsautframe.html

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.
debrief.commanderbond.net/index.php?showtopic=14112&view=old

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