Thesaurus / aver


Other than her son, producer Jesse Huot, with whom she works, Cantor avers that Tharp “hasn’t really had long-term relationships or anything.”THERE’S NO STOPPING TWYLA THARP, EVEN AS SHE APPROACHES 80PETER MARKSMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Griffin avers that the opposite proved to be the case — that because Folger is a center of imaginative investigation, her productions found a receptive audience inside the institution as well as among Washington-area theatergoers.FOLGER THEATRE’S JANET GRIFFIN ANNOUNCES HER RETIREMENT AFTER DECADES OF DEVOTION TO SHAKESPEAREPETER MARKSJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those who have heard them on the stump aver that they never heard better speakers.THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
They aver that "the good spirit" Moora-Moora made a number of small black lizards, liked them, and promised them dominion.MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
Men would say I spoke from spite, and perhaps some even might aver that I was myself the cause of my daughter's ruin.THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
The aver-penny, or average-penny, was contributed towards the king's averages, or money given to be freed thereof.THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 472VARIOUS
The rustic aid-de-camps of the household used to aver that all fertilizing matters "leached" through it.A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
And I aver that, to this day, I have done no official act in mere deference to my abstract feeling and judgment on slavery.SPEECHES AND LETTERS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1832-1865ABRAHAM LINCOLN
We do not aver that Mrs. Lewes has actually encountered the characters so vividly portrayed by her.THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
These reasoners, however, aver, that the landlord is only to be tempted by the unrestricted fee.BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS


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