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swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
say, aver, allege
v. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
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buy
v. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
impute
v. attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source; "The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness"
postulate, contend
v. maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
purport
v. have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; "The letter purports to express people's opinion"
profess
v. receive into a religious order or congregation
reason, argue
v. present reasons and arguments
indicate, argue
v. give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
indicate, argue
v. give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
challenge
v. ask for identification; "The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"
pretend, profess
v. state insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine"
avouch, avow
v. admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
avouch, avow
v. admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
vow
v. make a vow; promise; "He vowed never to drink alcohol again"
guarantee, undertake
v. promise to do or accomplish; "guarantee to free the prisoners"
swear
v. promise solemnly; take an oath
present, deliver
v. deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
voice
v. give voice to; "He voiced his concern"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
relate
v. give an account of; "The witness related the events"
recount
v. count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
narrate
v. provide commentary for a film, for example
flesh out, exposit, lucubrate, dilate, expound, expand, enlarge, expatiate, elaborate
v. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
inform on, turn in, report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
declare, announce
v. announce publicly or officially; "The President declared war"
judge, label, pronounce
v. pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
draw, depict, describe
v. give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
say
v. utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
declare
v. state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
abduce, adduce, cite
v. advance evidence for
say, aver, allege
v. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
asseverate, maintain, assert
v. state categorically
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
covenant
v. enter into a covenant or formal agreement; "They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silver"; "The nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world"
relate
v. have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
try out, essay, examine, try, prove, test
v. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
deal
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
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bank, rely, swear, trust
v. have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
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relinquish, quit, renounce, foreswear
v. turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
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