asseverate

Definitions of asseverate
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v state categorically

Synonyms:
assert, maintain
Types:
allege, aver, say
report or maintain
predicate, proclaim
affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
plead
make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts
Type of:
insist, take a firm stand
be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge

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