verb (used with object), as·sev·er·at·ed, as·sev·er·at·ing.
Origin of asseverate
Examples from the Web for asseverate
They asseverate with vehemence that in all the seven-and-thirty plays there is no such thing as a native woodnote wild.A Century of Science and Other Essays|John Fiske
"Wh-why, nobudy ever heard me talkin' things that's tol' in secret," Mike made haste to asseverate.The Lookout Man|B. M. Bower
When one begins to asseverate his honesty, his hearers begin to question it.
The phrase "to bear in hand" for "to asseverate," was still frequently used in the reign of Charles II.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1|Alexander Pope
They lacked a definite opinion to entertain and a cry to asseverate.In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays|Augustine Birrell