declare oneself

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Verb1.declare oneself - ask (someone) to marry you; "he popped the question on Sunday night"; "she proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months"; "The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman"
request - ask (a person) to do something; "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"
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It's both unkind and judgmental to declare oneself unwilling to provide service to a particular group of people.
No one can declare oneself above law and constitution after taking illegal and unconstitutional steps.
Although the term is not a common point of reference in most iterations of media studies, it nonetheless remains a bold move to declare oneself and one's subject to be on the side of 'evil'.