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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of aver.

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Examples

  • ... where, as DTomlin averred USA/Israel relations as, “mother and daughter”, daughter is alleged to be the princess of espionage.

    Matthew Yglesias » Who’s Who in Iraq Advising?

  • … where, as DTomlin averred USA/Israel relations as, “mother and daughter”, daughter is alleged to be the princess of espionage.

    Matthew Yglesias » Who’s Who in Iraq Advising?

  • He averred that all seven MPs and MCD councillors were involved in the massacre.

    Global Voices in English » Indian Elections ‘09: Where The Shoe Pinches

  • Research has constantly highlighted that the trauma of exposed family infidelity is averred to be one of the most painful and difficult experiences that a couple can endure.

    Dr. Dahlia Keen: What is a "Schwarzenegger"?

  • The keen-eyed ones made out a dense cloud of smoke, which quickly disappeared, and which they averred was directly over the ship of the Sunlanders.

    THE SUNLANDERS

  • Nothing had happened, yet they averred that something was going to happen.

    THE SEED OF McCOY

  • It was a pair of worn-out tatterdemalions that Captain Jones of the Mounted Police welcomed and fed, and he afterward averred that they possessed two of the most tremendous appetites he had ever observed.

    Trust

  • They knew no more about it than did we -- or so they averred.

    CHAPTER XL

  • But I have yet to meet an officer of soldiers or marines who has not only solemnly assured me but with glistening eyes of enthusiasm has averred that his regiment or battalion, officers and men, for discipline and efficiency, is the finest in the entire army of the United States.

    Mexico's Army and Ours

  • He had been promising me for some time that I should have the pleasure of shooting over a wonderful dog -- the most wonderful dog, in fact, that ever man shot over, so he averred, and continued to aver till my curiosity was aroused.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash

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