What is the opposite of suggest?

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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
“In this case, I conceive the plaintiff must be nonsuited and I should disadvise the bringing of any such action.”
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Opposite of to theorize, or consider the possibility of
“This provided a reliable foundation on which to confirm mathematical laws using inductive reasoning.”
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Opposite of to give a hint of
“They used myth to explain natural phenomena, cultural variations, traditional enmities, and friendships.”
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Opposite of to imply but stop short of saying explicitly
“I declare that he is the greatest of all time!”
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
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Opposite of to suggest or indicate something indirectly or covertly
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Opposite of to assume or consider that something is true or correct
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Opposite of to make an assertion without proof
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Opposite of to put forward for discussion or consideration
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Opposite of to advise or persuade in favor of something
“He could have tried to dissuade her or, at the very least, adjusted his strategy accordingly.”
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Opposite of to signify or convey an object or idea
“The refrigerator is still full of food, which will contradict any presumption that I have to go shopping for groceries again.”
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Opposite of to offer a recommendation
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Opposite of to presage, or suggest something in advance
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
“If the man did not withdraw his offer immediately, then he was unable to plead bad character to justify a later change of mind.”
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Opposite of to be or give a sign or symptom of
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Opposite of to put forward for discussion or consideration
“The choice to withhold opinions and ideas about issues or concerns at work is the most simplistic description of organizational silence.”
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Opposite of to demonstrate through discourse or discussion
“Those who seek to debunk us will distort the truth, even more effectively than Dana Scully has tried to hide it.”
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Opposite of to say as a further remark
“He would conceal a secret and take it to his grave.”
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Opposite of to suggest or indicate something indirectly
“I don't know whether any of this would have any effect, but it would highlight the seriousness of the consequences of crime.”
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Opposite of to intent to mean, sometimes indirectly
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Opposite of to introduce for consideration
“It is no longer satisfactory to suppress awareness of mental health issues but to advocate for acceptance.”
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Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
“No one should discommend teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.”
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(with an object) Opposite of to provide a listener or reader with information
“The weather-beaten sign is illegible and will conceal how much further you have to travel.”
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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 put forward one's questions
“Let me address the question you have posed.”
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Opposite of to call an image or memory to the mind
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Opposite of to request or ask formally
“They demand the administration to free all political prisoners at once.”
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Opposite of to try to figure out through estimation or hypothesis
“I know that you are lying about your relationship with that woman, Bill!”
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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.”
Noun
Opposite of suggestive question
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