Friday, October 4, 2013

Debunk

Debunk [ di-BUHNGK  ]
 transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. to expose the exaggerated claims of
2. to ridicule the falseness of a claim or sentiment
3. to show to be false or pretentious
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He debunked the predictions of the soothsayer by simple arguments.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The discovery of this "watery world" helps debunk the notion that Earth-like planets could form only in conditions similar to those in our solar system.