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asserting

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  • v  state categorically
  • v  to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
  • v  insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
  • v  assert to be true
  • a  relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration

  • Playing practical jokes is a way of keeping the crew loose, asserting the primal jester inside the armor of a star's machismo.
  • Later his son Richard, 38, expanded the revivification claim, asserting that in 50 or 60 cases Oral and other ministers had raised the dead.
  • As a condition of approval for their coalition, Haider and Wolfgang Schssel last week signed a statement asserting that "nationalism, dictatorship and intolerance brought war .
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  • Barack Obama in FOXNews
    My argument is simply that it's not an either/or proposition; it'sa both/and proposition,Obama said. "I won't back up one bit in asserting that that'sa problem that we have to be honest about."
  • Michael Glos in Forbes
    We have been successful in asserting German interests regarding Airbus, regarding employment in Germany,Glos said during a cabinet meeting, in comments later relayed by government spokesman Thomas Steg.
  • Fred Fielding in ABC News
    It is extraordinary that the President would request an 11 percent increase for the Department of Defense, a 12 percent increase for foreign aid, and $195 billion of emergency funding for the war, while asserting that a 4.7 percent increase for... Robert Byrd http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Byrd&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGGKFm_-9PSn2ZmPEi_IcQh8SrfSw Guardian Unlimited http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-7142002,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFztRnrjCY5VlAG100_B2W4SIhg_A Dec 10, 2007 5961 8821 assertion You may be assured that the president's assertion here comports with prior practices in similar contexts, and that it has been appropriately documented," Fielding wrote.

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