What is the opposite of acknowledge?

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Opposite of to accept or admit the existence or truth of
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“Let me say at the outset that I absolutely and totally reject any assertion that I have misled the Senate over this matter.”
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Opposite of to greet or physically respond to by recognizing the presence of
“Tina knows full well that Matt is teasing her as he pretends to dismiss her flirtations.”
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Opposite of to express gratitude for or appreciation of
“Some parents tend to put exceedingly high expectations on their children, and this can often cause them to overlook all the hard work and progress that they have made.”
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Opposite of to be recognized for one's abilities, skills or achievements
“Everybody would then disparage Homer and his monstrously strange car design.”
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Opposite of to make known that a letter or message has been received
“Did you really miss the memo?”
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(of a situation) Opposite of to be fully conscious or aware of
“Being an eternal optimist, I had a tendency to ignore any red flags that were raised.”
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Opposite of admit that one has committed a crime or done something wrong
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Opposite of to celebrate or commemorate an occasion or its anniversary
“Rajesh comically notes that he would break the strict practice of not eating beef in order to enjoy American food.”
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Opposite of to trust or accept as true or credible
“You are an incorrigible cynic who will doubt anything you hear.”
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Opposite of to make oneself noticeably different or better from others, typically through accomplishments
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Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“I would just like to repress how I really feel about this.”
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Opposite of say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
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Opposite of to greet or acknowledge someone with a nod
“He would farewell his mother with a hug and kiss, and then flag down a taxi for her.”
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Opposite of to speak or write in reaction to a question, or to another reaction
“When I began to question him about his unsavory past, he merely rolled his eyes in contempt.”
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