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allege




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allege
     1. v. (obsolete, transitive) To state under oath, to plead.
     2. v. (archaic) To cite or quote an author or his work for or against.
     3. v. To adduce (something) as a reason, excuse, support etc.
     4. v. To make a claim as justification or proof; to make an assertion without proof.
           The agency alleged my credit history had problems.
     5. v. (obsolete) To lighten, diminish.

Example Sentences

She doesn't allege herself to be anyone. 



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