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synonyms for asserting

  • affirm
  • allege
  • argue
  • cite
  • claim
  • contend
  • defend
  • press
  • proclaim
  • profess
  • say
  • stress
  • uphold
  • advance
  • attest
  • aver
  • avouch
  • avow
  • justify
  • predicate
  • pronounce
  • protest
  • state
  • swear
  • vindicate
  • warrant
  • butt in
  • horn in
  • mouth off
  • pop off
  • put forward
  • shoot off one's mouth
  • shoot one's wad
  • stand up for
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antonyms for asserting

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  • abandon
  • conceal
  • deny
  • desert
  • hide
  • leave
  • question
  • surrender
  • reject
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How to use asserting in a sentence

But it was still capable of asserting itself under favourable conditions.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Swiftly, now, reality was asserting itself and banishing the phantasmagoria conjured up by chandu.
DOPESAX ROHMER
His overpowering personality, his massive way of asserting things made a deep impression on the simple folks.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
He entered at length into the transaction, and concluded by asserting that there could not be a grosser case in all its bearings.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Some engineers escape this difficulty by asserting that Whler's results are not applicable to bridge work.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
"Tell me what is the matter," he said, a stronger note in his voice, the old masterful spirit asserting itself again.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
The notion of the possibility of a secondary personality asserting itself is a much older idea than it is usually thought to be.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
From the proofs, I am perfectly confident in asserting that this was the White river of the Mississippi which we crossed.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
Here the effect to be accounted for is not the occurrence itself, but the fact of the witness's asserting it.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
On the 16th he moved an address to the king in the Irish parliament asserting independence, and it was carried unanimously.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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