Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section II. Modes of Communication
NOUN: NEGATION, abnegation; denial; disavowal, disclaimer; abjuration; contradiction, contravention; recusation, protest; recusancy ( dissent) [See Dissent]; flat -, emphatic- -contradiction, - denial; démenti [ F.].
QUALIFICATION [See Qualification]; repudiation [See Rejection]; recantation, revocation; retractation [See Tergiversation]; rebuttal; confutation [See Confutation]; refusal [See Refusal]; prohibition [See Prohibition].
VERB: DENY; contradict, contravene; controvert, give denial to, gainsay, negative, shake the head.
deny -flatly, - peremptorily, - emphatically, - absolutely, - wholly, - entirely; give the lie to, belie.
DISCLAIM, disown, disaffirm, disavow, abjure, forswear, abnegate, renounce; recant [See Tergiversation]; revoke ( abrogate) [See Abrogation].
DISPUTE, impugn, traverse, rebut, join issue upon; bring or call in question ( doubt) [See Unbelief. Doubt]; give (one) the lie in his throat.
REPUDIATE [See Rejection]; set aside, ignore [See Neglect]; rebut ( confute) [See Confutation]; qualify [See Qualification]; refuse [See Refusal].
ADJECTIVE: DENYING &c. v.; denied &c. v.; revocatory, abjuratory, abnegative [ rare], contradictory; negative, negatory; recusant ( dissenting) [See Dissent]; at issue upon.
ADVERB: NO, nay, not, nowise, noways; not a -bit, - whit, - jot; not at all, not in the least, not so; no such thing; nothing of the -kind, - sort; quite the contrary, tout au contraire [ F.], far from it; tant sen faut [ F.]; on no account, in no respect; by no means, by no manner of means; negatively.
QUOTATIONS: There never was a greater mistake.
I know better.
Non hæc in fædera.