asseveration

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Synonyms for asseveration

Synonyms for asseveration

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

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As will soon appear, my discussion of it will also have to involve the question of realism, in spite of all the asseverations to the effect that a discussion of it is rather superannuated.
9) In that to his mother he repeats in abrupt antonym, rime, and pun his previously private asseverations refusing any more than a ceremonial marriage: "I have sent you a daughter-in-law.
Although he makes a song-and-dance about the need not to confuse greguerias with maxims or other congealed asseverations, he cannot resist teaching us, in effect, to open our ears and eyes.
Despite her asseverations, we can call O'Connor "cosmopolitan" in the old-fashioned sense of the word, suggesting that she owns knowledge that is "native" to Western elites.
Such an explication could draw upon several different asseverations made by Disability Studies scholars.
The disabled, however, do not represent a very important proportion of the poor in Russia, government asseverations about protecting them notwithstanding.
Ezekiel of Richmond thought that the philo-Semite "must have his doubts or there would be no need for such asseverations.
It is reductive and determinist in its asseverations that we are all "socially produced," not unlike sausages in a machine, or "culturally constructed," not unlike erector sets.
This construction is found after verbs of command, including qala, refusing, forbidding, knowing, and in oaths and asseverations.
37 In such wrathful asseverations, the use of a periphrastic formulation may well be significant in that it distinguishes the utterance from the profane oaths of the period.
For that matter, does anyone still believe Kemp's smooth asseverations that we can grow our way out of underclass illegitimacy with economic expansion rates of 4-5-6 percent?
But with all due respect to the arrogant asseverations of Al Gore, Newsweek, and their Ph.