Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 07/20/15 Aver

Aver (verb)
aver [uh-vur]


verb (used with object), averred, averring.
1. to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner.
2. Law. to allege as a fact.

Synonyms
See maintain.

Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French averer < Medieval Latin adverare, equivalent to ad- ad- + -ver- (< Latin verus true) + -a- thematic vowel + -re infinitive suffix

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