asseveration


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  • noun

Synonyms for asseveration

Synonyms for asseveration

a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

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It may compromise and offend, leading to the consideration of moral and political dilemmas that require reflection, choice, and prudential judgment, rather than asseveration of libertarian absolutes.
Such an asseveration sharply contrasts with the "fashionable" belief espoused by Josiah Nott that, "in the broad field and long duration of Negro life, not a single civilization, spontaneous or borrowed, has existed, to adorn its gloomy past" (52).
Narayan's asseveration that English is fully capable of conveying what he wants to convey, English is obviously inadequate for Indian literary purposes.
Buchloh's essay for the most recent show of Richter's work at the Marian Goodman Gallery--several characteristic abstractions and one photo-based painting of flowers--is grandly titled, "Pandora's Painting: From Abstract Fallacies to Heroic Travesties," and begins with an interesting asseveration that seems intuitively right: "From its inception in 1912, nonrepresentational painting faced or repressed a number of fallacies that have continued to haunt it right up to the present day: one of the less obvious ones was the threat of seriality and the condition of boundless reiteration.
And she soon follows this asseveration by jeering at Edmund's declared intention of aspiring merely to "'[h]onesty .
Johnson came to this asseveration by way of asking what remains (one answer, within his living prose, then being the word remains itself):
Aimee Israel-Pelletier, also adamant in her asseveration of Felicite's saintliness, is equally unable to reconcile the role of Loulou with the religious basis of her interpretation.
Overlapping repetitions, variations on phrases, spilling rivulets of hesitancy, and asseveration, lend serpentine momentum to his lines.
Today's sanguine asseveration may be cancelled by tomorrow's new revelation--or new technical fad.
And, despite Harold Bloom's quaint asseveration that "most" American Catholics are gnostics (rather than, as is true, "very many"), this might perhaps mean that the more extreme species of revivalist individualism may actually relinquish some slight measure of its dominance of the American religious consciousness.
Poetry, I take Clutton-Brock at least in part to be saying, is for affirmation and asseveration, for emotion heightened, heated, even hyperbolic; prose is for calm explanation and cool elucidation, for, above all, the measured perfection of expression that goes under the name of precision.
There is not a lot of evidence of corporate synergy in the series -- apart from a clip of a CNN News Report and a reference, with pictures, to the 1986 Goodwill Games, which accompanied the doubtful asseveration that they had something to do with the end of the Cold War five years later -- but in the argument from moral equivalence, we see if we see anywhere the hand of Ted Turner, the man who gets first credit at the end of every episode for the series "concept.
While such asseverations were doubtless untrue even decades ago, at least the official sunlight policy was to deny that they took place and that America's values precluded such policies.
The asseverations of these studies raise a question: can monetary savings alone completely explain the consumer response behaviour to the SPs?