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Adjective: asserting  u'sur-ting
  1. Relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    - declarative, declaratory
Verb: assert  u'surt
  1. State categorically
    - asseverate, maintain
     
  2. To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    "Before God I assert I am innocent";
    - affirm, verify, avow, aver, swan, swear
     
  3. Insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
    "Women should assert themselves more!";
    - put forward
     
  4. Assert to be true
    "The letter asserts a free society";
    - insist

Type of: acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, declare, deport, insist, posit, postulate, pronounce, take a firm stand

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