disprover


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disprover

(dɪsˈpruːvə)
n
1. someone who disproves
2. obsolete someone who disapproves
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.disprover - a debater who refutes or disproves by offering contrary evidence or argument
arguer, debater - someone who engages in debate
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Whatever the limitations and pitfalls of RCTs, their recruitment, their fundamentals, their analysis and interpretation, certainly one aspect can be championed for certain--most often they are the primary prover, or disprover, of effect.
One particularly cutting friend called her and her ilk "Darwin disprovers" because it appears to be a miracle they survived evolution.