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This is an implausible assertion and would have meant BarrierFree went from serving zero people to nearly 20 percent of the US population in just six months.

The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast crew discusses why there is not yet evidence to back up these assertions.

After her former employer faxed paperwork that showed her last day of work, the agency asked for a notarized form confirming her assertion that she was unemployed.

The disputed subpoenas have been met with “various unfounded and overbroad privilege assertions,” according to the court filing.

From Fortune

Others made similar assertions, all of which were subsequently dismissed by virologists as baseless.

She then concluded with the assertion that, “The story and the characters of Girl Online are mine.”

Which brings us to FDR's first inaugural speech assertion that "we have nothing to fear but fear itself."

That assertion, given by Shore in a pre-trial deposition, would have been too prejudicial to present to the jury, the court ruled.

It started with the blunt assertion that things were worse than most of the public realized.

Using both my real name and a Wikipedia han­dle, I deleted the assertion from the article, only to watch it reappear.

When the oath is given to confirm an assertion, it is sworn in confirmation of a covenant with God.

A female yell issued from the alley as he came up, and Mrs Rampy suddenly appeared in a state of violent self-assertion.

Should the alliance between the two professions be questioned, the following case will justify our assertion.

When a man talks about "spiritual discernment," he makes a tacit assertion which ought not to be allowed to pass unchallenged.

There is no ground for the assertion that a spiritual faculty exists apart from the reason.


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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assertion, such as: affirmation, allegation, contention, insistence, pronouncement, and attestation.

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