asserter asserter

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who claims to speak the truth

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Except in this case, the asserter was Colonel Muammar Gaddafi himself.
  2. The converse case of an appeal to authority is an ad hominem attack: to imply that a claim is false because the asserter lacks authority or is otherwise objectionable in some way.
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repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /