Re: opposite of 'assert' -- 'de-assert' OR 'deassert'?

Subject: Re: opposite of 'assert' -- 'de-assert' OR 'deassert'?
From: technical -at- theverbalist -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 15:40:16 -0600

> She "asserted" her arrival? A usage I am unfamiliar with.

>From 1 to state firmly, positively, or assuredly "he continued to
assert his innocence"

...'though you can no longer assert your innocence as to that arcane, and
possibly spurious, usage ;)


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