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  • verb Present participle of aver.


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  • What if they did unite afterward, in averring that the break had been planned by

    Chapter 3

  • So, it is to be hoped — as, indeed all accounts unite in averring — that the State capital will ere long lift its head above the floods and be re-established in more than it former greatness.

    The Recent Floods in Sacramento Valley, California

  • Mr. Obama has also seriously mischaracterized our enemy as "a far-reaching network of violence and hatred," averring "We cannot paint with a broad brush a faith as a consequence of the violence done in that faith's name."

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • Eschenbach started the evening with a warm spoken greeting to the audience, averring that "the art of today is as important as the air of today that we breathe."

    The National Symphony Orchestra audience directs its attention to Eschenbach

  • The opposition Liberals aren't any better, with shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey averring that "of course there are" national security concerns.

    Australia's Singapore Panic

  • In averring that his wound will not heal — I will never be so protected and I will never be so loved, he seems to mourn — Davies forces his audience to recognize that they are similarly afflicted.

    Intimate History

  • It was always in the way, he was averring, while Hartman was talking back to him and with fitting secret-service pride explaining to him the clumsiness of the police.

    Chapter 22: The Chicago Commune

  • Instead of a simple "No," she took a page from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's slimy playbook, averring "I take him Obama at his word."

    Michael Sigman: Note to GOP: Sometimes an Opinion Isn't Just an Opinion

  • And Kwaque, without averring anything at all, resolutely refrained from possessing himself of the white cockatoos brought ashore by the sailors off the trading schooners.


  • The schoolmaster never ceased averring that it was the brightest lad he had ever seen.



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