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Definitions of gainsay:

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To contradict; speak against; oppose.

part of speech: noun

Opposition in words: contradiction. " An air and tone admitting of no gainsay or appeal."- Irving.

part of speech: verb

To contradict; to oppose in words.

part of speech: verb transitive

To say something against: to deny: to dispute.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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