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 for Alleging
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Allege \Al*lege"\ ([a^]l*l[e^]j"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Alleged
     (-l[e^]jd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Alleging.] [OE. aleggen to
     bring forward as evidence, OF. esligier to buy, prop. to free
     from legal difficulties, fr. an assumed LL. exlitigare; L. ex
     + litigare to quarrel, sue (see Litigate). The word was
     confused with L. allegare (see Allegation), and lex law.
     Cf. Allay.]
     1. To bring forward with positiveness; to declare; to affirm;
        to assert; as, to allege a fact.
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     2. To cite or quote; as, to allege the authority of a judge.
        [Archaic]
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     3. To produce or urge as a reason, plea, or excuse; as, he
        refused to lend, alleging a resolution against lending.
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     Syn: To bring forward; adduce; advance; assign; produce;
          declare; affirm; assert; aver; predicate.
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