Thesaurus / averment

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To aver that his ancestors were sold as slaves, is not equivalent, in point of law, to an averment that he was a slave.

And the oath prescribed for them on returning was explicitly an averment of truth.

There is no averment in this plea which shows or conduces to show an inability in the plaintiff to sue in the Circuit Court.

It is an averment of a conclusion of law which is permitted to abridge the facts (positive and negative) on which it is founded.

The Common LawOliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

No sooner had Mrs. Falconer cast her eyes upon him than she could not but be convinced of the truth of Robert's averment.

Robert FalconerGeorge MacDonald

The Limitationist, more modest in averment, not having sufficient information to be positive, simply says he does not know.

In this passage both the date and the averment are irreconcilable with the letters to Wegeler.

Neither in itself nor in its preamble was there an averment, or even an assumption of its necessity, as a rule of guidance.

The Felon's TrackMichael Doheny

I have thus proved beyond controversy that the averment of the bill, which my amendment proposes to strike out, is untrue.

By the way, I was wrong in recommending you to persist in your averment that Protection is dead and coffined.

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