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What is the opposite of postulate?

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Opposite of to consider to be true without evidence
Opposite of to state explicitly
Opposite of to offer for discussion or debate
Opposite of to specify or require as a condition
Opposite of to assume something as a proposition to an argument
Opposite of to discover (something) by guesswork or intuition
“You'll need to know the exact amount of energy required for the warrior to maintain his defenses.”
To state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
“Giorgio continues to assert that the pyramids were built by ancient aliens.”
Opposite of to try to figure out through estimation or hypothesis
“I know that you are lying about your relationship with that woman, Bill!”
Opposite of to establish or stipulate as a previous condition
“Is the contract rigid enough to prevent any deviations from our agreement?”
Opposite of to theorize, or consider the possibility of
“This provided a reliable foundation on which to confirm mathematical laws using inductive reasoning.”
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.”
Opposite of to suppose to be the case, without proof
“These matters are of grave public concern and the people deserve to know the truth.”
Opposite of to claim a statement as true
“I simply dispute the claim that some rules are more natural than others, or have an inherent moral basis.”
Opposite of to believe, based on information
“I am likely to disbelieve the findings of the scientists.”
(with clause) Opposite of to believe without reason
“I reject the ridiculous idea that this earth may actually be flat.”
Opposite of to discern from given information
“It is easy to misconstrue his grandiose claims as nothing more than braggadocio.”
Opposite of a preliminary conjecture or speculation
Opposite of a requirement which must be satisfied before taking a course of action
Opposite of a seemingly self-evident or necessary truth which is based on assumption
Opposite of a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof
“You can't escape the fact that mass tourism is ruining the very things it wants to celebrate.”
Opposite of a tentative conjecture explaining an observation
“Freud suggests that families narrate themselves by first establishing a gendered certainty around the fact of parentage.”
Opposite of self-evident fact, fundamental principle, accepted statement, unassailable belief
Opposite of an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
“Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.”
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