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Synonyms for assert

assert yourself

Synonyms

  • be forceful
  • put your foot down
  • put yourself forward
  • make your presence felt
  • exert your influence

Synonyms for assert

to put into words positively and with conviction

to defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example)

Synonyms for assert

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized

assert to be true

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First, the term 'dualism' has been taken in very different ways both by its asserters and its critics; second, the 'Orphic-Pythagorean' account of soul was often identified with the body-soul dualism presented in Plato's 'middle' dialogues, mainly in the Phaedo.
Let us now proceed to the famous passage in Chapter 86, to which most of the asserters of dualistic reading refer.
While highlighting that there can be no cookie-cutter approach to building responsible competitiveness, the clusters do allow us to speculate as to what they represent: starters, compliers, asserters, and innovators.
A common theme among the complainers,(2) pleaders and asserters is the demise of "modernism," and its epistemological and methodological counter-part, "positivism.