Learning English

Word: Repudiate

Repudiate [Verb]

Sentence: At times, Mrs. Clinton is going beyond seeking simply a victory over Mr. Trump, asking voters to strengthen her hand in Congress and repudiate not just Mr. Trump but also Republicans who have accommodated or endorsed him. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

Meaning: To refuse to accept or ratify; To show that something is not true or valid

How To Remember?

The “Repu-” part of “Repudiate” should remind you of the word “repulse“. And you reject things you are repulsed by – whether it be an ideology or a person.

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