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  1. List of paraphrases for "contends":

    argues, submits, alleges, asserts, supports, affirms, maintains, claims, says

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  1. Norm Pattis:

    I'll be surprised if Jennifer Dulos ' can win Jennifer Dulos '. Jennifer Dulos ' contends he was not involved, and I don't think the evidence will show that he was.

  2. Latin:

    He alone is wise who can accommodate himself to all contingencies of life; but the fool contends, and struggling, like a swimmer, against the stream.

  3. De Blasio:

    This is a fundamental change in how our city contends with a situation that has been intractable for so many years.

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