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the word deny occurs in english on average 6.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
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An example use of deny in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… human need to deny the finality of death …”
Deny means to refuse to accept or acknowledge the truth of something.