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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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For example, he notes that there have been suggestions that African Americans have not assimilated due to their decision to self-segregate, but he then asserts that creating a racially integrated society was a priority of the Civil Rights Movement and that African Africans do indeed "desire integration as much as, or more than, other racial groups.
Stating that previous studies end with the execution of John Brown, the author asserts that Brown's spirit continued with the remaining members.
Wealth has increased dramatically on a worldwide basis," asserts De Sole, 58, "and so has the strength of the industry.
The ownership of rare and unusual objects," she suddenly asserts a little later, "served to reinforce social, political, and religious hierarchies," which she then goes on to expound through a social theory of symbols and power (76-88).
While she asserts that "the apocalypse, as text or as effect, is a quintessentially male product" (28), she reminds feminists that they, too, must come to terms with their own dependency on the apocalyptic script.
Variability selection may have influenced mammals long before hominids strode onto the scene, asserts psychobiologist Lori Marino of Emory University in Atlanta.
In suits brought against an officer under Title 42 United States Code, Section 1983, alleging the officer's use of force violated the Constitution, the plaintiff will frequently assert that the officer's violation of the department's policy is evidence of the constitutional violation.
The booklet asserts terrorists plan to increase their attacks to undermine the Bush administration and to distract the nation from "the true purpose--spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ
Moses asserts that King concluded that "nonviolent direct action invokes public demonstrations of suffering in order to reveal injustice.
Although McKay continues to assert that his team has not seen the whiskerlike shapes or the defects in microfossils from ALH84001, he also cites two older reports, previously overlooked, demonstrating that tiny bacteria can produce both whiskers and twinning.
Such a proceeding asserts that, although an occupant may have been given a license to enter into the apartment by the tenant, the license and permitted occupancy has now ended.
In his legal motion, Werksman asserts that no evidence gathered based on Rathbun's statements should be admitted.
With the population placated," he asserts, "ruling elites could maintain their power and hegemony.
People really don't understand what MBDA is and what it's supposed to do," he asserts.