Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb debunk

1 sense of debunk

Sense 1
debunk, expose -- (expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas; "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims")
       => ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun -- (subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday")

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