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roundly, decree, deliver, depose, dictate, direct, disclose, discover, disseminate, divulge, enjoin, enunciate, express, express the belief, give an order, give notice, give the word, have, herald, hold, impart, inform, insist, instruct, issue a command, issue a manifesto, issue a statement, issue a writ, lay down, maintain, make a statement, make an announcement, make known, make public, mandate, manifesto, notify, nuncupate, offer, ordain, order, order about, own, predicate, proclaim, profess, promulgate, pronounce, protest, publish, publish a manifesto, put, put it, quote, ratify, recite, relate, report, reveal, rule, say, say the word, set down, sound, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, state, submit, swear, tell, throw out, toot, trumpet forth, utter, vend, vent, ventilate, voice, vow, warrant
mean, signify, express, import, purport, convey, imply, breathe, indicate, bespeak, bear a sense, tell of, speak of, touch on, point to, allude to, drive at, involve, declare
, understand by.
assert, make an assertion, have one's say, say, affirm, predicate, declare
, state, protest, profess, put forth, put forward, advance, allege, propose, propound, enunciate, broach, set forth, hold out, maintain, contend, pronounce, pretend, depose, depone, aver, avow, avouch, asseverate, swear, make oath, take one's oath, make an affidavit, swear an affidavit, put in an affidavit, take one's Bible oath, kiss the book, vow, vitam impendere vero, swear till one is black in the face, swear till one is blue in the face, swear till all's blue, be sworn, call Heaven to witness, vouch, warrant, certify, assure, swear by bell book and candle, swear by, insist upon, take one's stand upon, emphasize, lay stress on, assert roundly, assert positively, lay down, lay down the law, raise one's voice, dogmatize, have the last word, rap out, repeat, reassert, reaffirm, announce, acknowledge, attest, adjure.