What is the opposite of asserted?

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Verb
Opposite of to have made a claim
“As expected, the accused denied that he was innocent.”
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Opposite of to have established a fact to be true
“Recent statistics have disproved that unemployment has fallen to record lows.”
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Opposite of to have put forward one's questions
“I addressed the question he had posed to us.”
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Opposite of to have proven or demonstrated
“Thus far, we have only theorized that the two elements will form a combustible compound when amalgamated.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
“Scanlan does not attempt to excuse the disturbing character of some of Dostoevsky's rhetoric, though he does note that the novelist does not seek to attack their civil liberties.”
Adjective
Opposite of to have formed a reasoning in the mind about
“It is a commonly known fact that as soon as one area of your life improves, your sense of well-being follows.”
Adjective
Opposite of said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality
Adjective
Opposite of generally accepted, recognized or admitted
Adjective
Opposite of generally assumed or believed to be the case, but not necessarily so
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