avowal

[ uh-vou-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF avowal

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AVOWAL

The very fact that they come to us for help is an avowal of their honesty.

There was something in the tone of this avowal that made Jan think.

In the provinces, to live in another person's house is an avowal of poverty.

On the morning after her avowal it was ten o'clock before Clotilde left her room.

"I have scarce courage for the avowal," said she, in a low, faint voice.

Time was when such an avowal had been a presumption death could not repay.

I have already transgressed the limits of mere prudence in the avowal I have made you.

I will not stoop to ask how, sir; but I will say that the avowal has not raised you in my estimation.

I see that he cannot conceal his joy at the inaptitude of my avowal.

An avowal of their weakness, an open expression of the poverty of their proofs.

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