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- adjective Not
verbal; without wordsand speech.
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Mr. Edward C. Anderson, Chairman of the Special Committee on investigation of the academic department of the University, made averbal progress report covering the several meetings that had been held with the deans and faculty members, and stated that a written report with suggestions would be made at a later meeting.
"courteously" conveyed averbal message from Obama.