[kon-fyoo-tey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn fyʊˈteɪ ʃən/
the act of .
something that .
Classical Oratory. the fourth section of a speech, given over to direct refutation.
mid-15c., from Latin confutationem (nominative confutatio), noun of action from past participle stem of confutare (see confute).
[kuh n-fyoot] /kənˈfyut/ verb (used with object), confuted, confuting. 1. to prove to be false, invalid, or defective; disprove: to confute an argument. 2. to prove (a person) to be wrong by argument or proof: to confute one’s opponent. 3. Obsolete. to bring to naught; confound. /kənˈfjuːt/ verb (transitive) 1. to prove (a person or […]
[kong] /kɒŋ/ noun 1. Informal. . 1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . 1. . abbreviation 1. (pharmacol, obsolete) congius 2. congregation abbreviation 1. Congregational 2. Congress 3. Congressional Latin congius (gallon) 1. Congregational 2. Congress
[kong-guh] /ˈkɒŋ gə/ noun, plural congas. 1. a Cuban ballroom dance that consists of three steps forward followed by a kick, characteristically performed by a group following a leader in a single line. 2. the music for this dance. 3. Also called conga drum. a tall, conical, Afro-Cuban drum played with the hands. verb (used […]
noun, Slang. 1. . noun phrase A confidence game; swindle; scam (1880s+) confidence game