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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section III. Materials for Reasoning

468. [Evidence on the Other Side.] Counterevidence.

   NOUN:COUNTEREVIDENCE; evidence on the other -side, – hand; disproof; refutation [See Confutation]; negation [See Negation]; conflicting evidence.
  plea [See Plea]; vindication [See Vindication]; counter-protest; tu quoque [L.] argument; other side -, reverse- of the shield; reductio ad absurdum [L.].
   VERB:COUNTERVAIL, oppose; rebut (refute) [See Confutation]; subvert (destroy) [See Destruction]; check, weaken; contravene; run counter; contradict (deny) [See Negation]; tell another story, turn the scale, alter the case; turn the tables; cut both ways; prove a negative.
  audire alteram partem [L.].
   ADJECTIVE:COUNTERVAILING &c. v.; contradictory, in rebuttal.
  UNATTESTED, unauthenticated, unsupported ,by evidence; supposititious, trumped up.
   ADVERB:CONVERSELY, on the other hand, on the other side, in opposition; per contra [L.].