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  • verb Obsolete spelling of averring; present participle of aver.

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Examples

  • _Resolved_, That as the imbruted slave, who is content with his own lot, and would not be free if he could, if any such there be, only gives evidence of the depth of his degradation; so the woman who is satisfied with her inferior condition, avering that she has all the rights she wants, does but exhibit the enervating effects of the wrongs to which she is subjected.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I

  • And as the minuet derives its merit from an observation of the most agreeable steps, well chosen in nature and well combined by art, there is no inconsistence in avering that art may, in this, as in many other objects of imitative skill, essentially assist nature, and place her in the most advantageous point of light.

    A Treatise on the Art of Dancing

  • Now, if you factor in his approval ratings avering only Independents and Republicans, the man is at

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  • Even now some boards seem to be avering although the ICC is strongly promoting the UDRS use by the players.

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  • "Sen. Kennedy was a passionate voice for the citizens of Massachusetts and an avering advocate for the millions of less fortunate in our country.

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  • When a poor person removes all of their clothing to increase sympathy while begging.

    January 28, 2008