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Would I declare, that I would still honour him with my correspondence?

Today we can declare: Government is not the problem, and government is not the solution.

And I declare to you, that I know not my own heart, if it not be absolutely free.

I declare to you, miss, I'm clean worn out with havin' patience!

The rain's over, I declare—at least for a quarter of an hour!

Let them (the gods) declare, let them magnify, let them sing his praises.

In these terms did Mr Verloc declare his thirst for revenge.

But he did not yet declare the passion that beamed in his eyes.

An' I declare for't I was so scairt I jest turned round an' cut for home.

"I declare, I wish it hadn't happened so," he said, good-naturedly.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from Old French declarer "explain, elucidate," or directly from Latin declarare "make clear, reveal, disclose, announce," from de- intensive prefix (see de-) + clarare "clarify," from clarus "clear" (see clear (adj.)). Related: Declared; declaring.

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