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tr.v. nay·said (-sĕd′), nay·say·ing, nay·says (-sĕz′)
To oppose, deny, or take a pessimistic or negative view of: They will naysay any policy that raises taxes.

nay′say′er n.
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a refusal or denial
vb (intr)
1. to speak of something in a negative manner
2. to say no
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