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Welcome to Wacky Word Wednesday! Today we’ll be discussing rebut vs. refute and asset vs. fixed. I hope you’re enjoying this series. If you want to see anything particular on a future Wacky Word Wednesday, be sure to drop me a line on my contact page.
Rebut. Verb. To provide evidence or argument that opposes someone/thing.
He attempted to rebut his statement.
The man wishes to rebut the fee.
Refute. Verb.To prove an opinion or a charge false.
She wants to refute the fee on her hotel bill.
The man refuted that he wasn’t working Tuesday afternoon.
Okay, let’s move on:
Fixed: Adjective. To arrive on the same calendar day each year.
New Year’s Day is a fixed holiday, arriving on January 1. Valentine’s Day is fixed and arrives on February 14.
Asset: Noun. Property that is released into the hands of one’s heir upon one’s death.
His assets included farmland located in northern Wisconsin.
The man has spread his assets among his children.
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