The definition of an assertion is an allegation or proclamation of something, often as the result of opinion as opposed to fact.
(Law) A peremptory claim which presupposes no doubt of the claimant's rights
A statement made in connection with a case or legal matter, or intended to have a formal status or effect.
The definition of an allegation is an accusation against someone without proof.
A reason or excuse given to hide the real reason for something.
The definition of maintenance is providing support or upkeep to something.
The definition of a claim is a demand for something which is due.
Ambitious display; vain show; display intended to excite admiration or applause.
A pretending to be what one is not, or to feel what one does not feel; esp., a pretense of virtue, piety, etc.
The quality or condition of being showy
The definition of a title is the name of a person's job, the name of a creative work or a word used before someone's name to indicate his or her status.
The state or quality of being humble; absence of vanity or excessive pride
The definition of honesty is the quality of being truthful.
(Slang) A claim to a share of, or rights in, something wanted
The quality of being pompous; ostentation; self-importance
A professed rather than a real reason
A legitimate or supposed right to demand something as one's rightful due
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