What is the opposite of proclaim?

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Opposite of declare officially or publicly to be
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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 state one's position, either in agreeance or opposition on a particular subject
“Some may disagree, but I think the former is a much stronger statement without the qualification.”
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Opposite of to state with assurance that a report or fact is true
“Brad would deny all of the accusations that had been leveled against him.”
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Opposite of to command the doing of by one's authority
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Opposite of to give an account of
“Stay awhile and listen!”
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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 declare, determine or deem to be (a certain way)
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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 enthusiastically applaud or approve of
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Opposite of to extol or honor in a solemn manner
“These are individuals who sit behind their keyboards to defame the good reputation of others.”
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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.”
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Opposite of to pronounce authoritatively and legally to be the case
“He enters a strong and solemn protest against that ANtinomian spirit which would reject the law as a rule of life.”
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Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“I became flushed and flustered and I started to mumble nonsensically like the village idiot.”
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Opposite of to make a law
“Citizens hoped that the government would eventually abolish the law prohibiting the sale and use of chewing gum anywhere in the country.”
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