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What is another word for negatives?

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To refuse or reject
“I really cannot negative a generous offer of fine vintage wine.”
To show an unwillingness to grant, allow, or consent
“I'm sorry to inform you that the government will negative your request for clemency.”
To disprove or refute
“It was never my intention to negative your theory of evolution, but frankly, it would have been a bigger sin to let it slide.”
To render useless or neutralize
“The flow of illegal weapons, of unseen scope, is poised to negative the ongoing arms amnesty.”
To show an undesirable inclination to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
“I will negative any invitation extended to me, as I generally loathe the company of people.”
Plural for something construed as denial, dissent, or refusal
“The fact that he had not returned her call was enough for her to consider it a negative.”
(typically an unpleasant or undesirable form) Plural for something that is in opposition to something else
“Inspiring fear in your subordinates is a definite negative of true leadership.”
(of a person or thing) Plural for an attribute marked by a disadvantage or downfall
“The one negative that I find from this diet, is that it is very restrictive.”
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