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adjective as in alleged

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Congress, she averred, should put itself on “cruise control—Ted Cruz control—just for a week.”

But Rose stoutly averred that she would never be seduced; it was marriage or nothing.

Many of those who voted for President Clinton, Bork averred, did so because they were rooked by devious liberal lies.

"Bassett had fought gamely," the Republican organ averred, to make more glorious the Honorable Isaac's victory.

The human body, he averred, was governed by a number of demons, whom he distributed over a rhomboidal figure.

“Your Majesty has all the other attributes of angelhood,” she averred.

A holiday spoiled was no holiday at all, Palmer Billy averred.

The man was mad, his Highness averred, and it was but merciful to send him back to Italy.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to averred, such as: purported, so-called, stated, supposed, declared, and described.

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