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verb as in maintain

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I have Hickman's letter, in his own handwriting, averring his readiness to release the mortgage at any day.

But my companion averring that in such places she could often make a good bargain, elbowed her way into the scene of action.

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

Which “Tom” denied; averring that he should always be equally proud of it, under all circumstances.

This the obstinate octogenarian refused to do, averring that without his personal superintendence the scheme would fail.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to averring, such as: contend, claim, predicate, affirm, verify, and avouch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.