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rely upon

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These naysayers are leaders of our country, whose integrity we rely upon.

For within the modern administrative state, agencies rely upon research “funded in part by” an interested party all the time.

It had hoped the Court would rely upon it to reach a conclusion in its favor.

If a conclusion as sound as the importance of immunizing your kids is suspect to them, what other conclusions may I rely upon?

And so Emmert, unable to rely upon the NCAA's rulebook for justification, took to the bully pulpit and bullied, righteously.

How can we rely upon such evidence after nineteen hundred years, and upon a statement of facts so important and so marvellous?

Rely upon me, as I on you, and you will see democracy and despotism annihilated by rational liberty.

I feel that I can, with confidence, rely upon the magnanimity and forbearance of my patrons, under this state of things.

They are either fanatics, or scoundrels, or ambitious men, whose word we can not rely upon.

“Not the slightest use; you may rely upon that,” spoke the doctor, in his decisive way.


On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rely upon, such as: allocate, charge, engage, give, hold, and invest.

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