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Even as her business grows — Elli’s Kosher Kitchen just became the first business to receive kosher certification from the city of Abu Dhabi — Kriel continues to assert her creativity and attention to detail in the kitchen.

From Ozy

It comes just a week after the Ethiopian House of Federation declared the election as “null and void”, asserting that the poll was unconstitutional.

From Quartz

In response to ProPublica’s 2018 reporting, IBM asserted that cases like Miyoshi’s were one-offs and didn’t represent a company practice.

“Definitely, this is not the death of cities,” Chesky asserts.

From Fortune

Kennedy, thanking supporters, said he called Markey to concede, telling him he’s a “good man” and asserting “you have never heard me say otherwise,” according to the New York Times.

As leaders across the world continue to assert, the war is far from won.

“It certainly demonstrates their effort to re-assert themselves in the region and regain their past form,” this official added.

I was forced to bring two male “identity verifiers” to assert who I was, despite the fact that I carried my ID card with me.

Rather than a right to health care or abortion, people assert a right to access those things.

These suits assert, basically, that the child herself was harmed by the very fact of her own birth.

The well-worn aphorism of the Frenchman, “History repeats itself,” was about to assert itself.

The knocker appeared to hear the response, and to assert that it was quite impossible he could wait so long.

Quiet and good natured, when necessity arose he never failed to assert his authority.

It was as if the earlier, loving Lettice tried to assert itself, but was instantly driven back again.

Never, when advancing an opinion, assert positively that a thing "is so," but give your opinion as an opinion.

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On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assert, such as: affirm, allege, argue, cite, claim, and contend.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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