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1. debunk

verb. ['dɪˈbʌŋk'] expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas.

Synonyms

  • unmask
  • roast
  • laugh at
  • rib
  • jest at
  • uncloak
  • make fun
  • blackguard
  • guy
  • expose
  • ridicule

Antonyms

  • cover
  • raw
  • woman
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • bunk (English)
  • de- (English)
  • de (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Debunk

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  • schmunk
  • plunk
  • klunk
  • flunk
  • drunk
  • crunk
  • clunk
  • brunke
  • brunk
  • blunk
  • blunck
  • yunk
  • sunk
  • shunk
  • schunk
  • runk
  • runck
  • ruhnke
  • punk
  • munk
  • monk

Example sentences of the word debunk


1. Verb, base form
The belief that a wagging tail always depicts a friendly dog is a myth hard to debunk.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Here, we debunk the most vexing COVID vaccine myths.

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