What is the opposite of declare?

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Opposite of to state as a fact, usually forcefully
“Their answer was for Boothby to write to The Times, where he would deny all allegations outright.”
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Opposite of to announce, or to make known openly or publicly
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“Politically, we continue to empower revisionists of history and teachers of evolution who blatantly conceal the truth of our real origin because we don't know the truth ourselves.”
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Opposite of to indicate or declare (a feeling or intention)
“She laughed, but it was the laugh of someone choosing humor to mask her insecurity.”
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Opposite of to attest to someone's being
“As a result of certain experiences, an individual may acquire attitudes that seem to contradict each other or to contradict his personality.”
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Opposite of to state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
“Some theorists speculate that the universe will end in a big crunch when everything collapses in on itself.”
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Opposite of to promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
“The supermarket has decided to pull some of its products from the shelves.”
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Opposite of to express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing
“I heard her mumble something under her breath as she was escorted out of the building.”
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Opposite of to state positively and assertively
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Opposite of hold and state as one's opinion
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Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
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Opposite of to give an account of
“Stay awhile and listen!”
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Opposite of to declare, determine or deem to be (a certain way)
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Opposite of to utter words using speech
“You must be quiet when the interviewer asks you not to say anything.”
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Opposite of to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory
“The law provides for the reduction of penalties, as long as the taxpayer will agree to fully accept the charges laid.”
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Opposite of to state in a formal manner
“Nothing is worse than preparing an audience to hear a speech on one topic only to have the speaker announce that the topic has been changed.”
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Opposite of to make a remark based on one's observation
“She wanted to put forward her opinion, but she would clam up for fear of judgment.”
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Opposite of to promise or make certain
“I cannot believe that you would break your promise to spend the rest of your life with me.”
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Opposite of to reveal something secret or confidential by talking carelessly
“Despite the repeated physical beating, he would remain steadfast and keep quiet.”
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