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affirm

Confirm, ratify, positively acknowledge as correct. One may affirm a statement in an affidavit.Witnesses may affirm that all testimony to be given will be true and accurate.

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As we develop core beliefs over time, our worldview should become consistent, comprehensive, livable, and consistently affirmable (13).
Even though Smith's notion of agency is, according to Mowitt, too "sanguine about such a state of latency," requiring for its viability the belief that "anything would be better than the present order of things to read sheer negativity as affirmable political resistance in itself," Smith rightly stresses that any conception of resistance must account for activism's inscription in activation or latency (Foreword, p.
The proposition which enunciates and founds all certainty in Descartes is affirmable even if the Philosopher is asleep and dreaming forever.