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deny vt

1 : to declare untrue [a party…shall admit or the averments "Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 8(b)"] compare avoid
2 : to refuse to grant [denied the motion for a new trial]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.