He was quite willing to be confuted
. Even when she lost her temper, she was still interesting to him.
In the next place, no credit ought to be given to those who endeavour to deceive the people with false pretences; for they will be [1308a] confuted
To settle this they beat their idols soundly against each other; whichever first loses a tooth or a claw is considered as confuted
, and his votary retires from the field.
The voices of those who counseled delay and advised waiting for something else before advancing had been so completely silenced and their arguments confuted
by such conclusive evidence of the advantages of attacking that what had been discussed at the council- the coming battle and the victory that would certainly result from it- no longer seemed to be in the future but in the past.
I continued to write successful books, and in sociological controversy I saw my opponents confuted
with the facts of the times that daily reared new buttresses to my intellectual position.
This discourse gave us double pleasure, both as it proved that God had confuted
the accusations of our enemies, and defended us against their malice without any efforts of our own, and that the people who had shunned us with the strongest detestation were yet lovers of truth, and came to us on their own accord.
SO spake the Son of God; and Satan stood A while as mute, confounded what to say, What to reply, confuted
and convinced Of his weak arguing and fallacious drift; At length, collecting all his serpent wiles, With soothing words renewed, him thus accosts:-- "I see thou know'st what is of use to know, What best to say canst say, to do canst do; Thy actions to thy words accord; thy words To thy large heart give utterance due; thy heart Contains of good, wise, just, the perfet shape.
Even Challenger was affected by the consideration that his enemies would never stand confuted
if the confirmation of his statements should never reach those who had doubted them.
We wish to hear ourselves confuted
. We are haunted with a belief that you have a secret which it would highliest advantage us to learn, and we would force you to impart it to us, though it should bring us to prison, or to worse extremity.
The whole island was confuted
. The boy grew and prospered.
Nevertheless, some authors should be congratulated because they confuted
this concept, demonstrating that changing position is not cumbersome and the learning curve is rather short, yielding similar or even better outcomes, rather quickly (11).
Sources privy to Customs dept told our correspondent that statement of Redco Textile Mills manager has confuted
statement issued by Qatari embassy [in this regard].