Origin of aver
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OTHER WORDS FROM avermis·a·ver, verb (used with object), mis·a·verred, mis·a·ver·ring.pre·a·ver, verb (used with object), pre·a·verred, pre·a·ver·ring.un·a·verred, adjective
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How to use aver in a sentence
The first leg of that relay, Drabelle avers, was run by Frederick Law Olmsted — the same Olmsted who “magicked” the makeover of Central Park and other urban oases.How did our national parks come to be? A new book explores their rocky start.|John Taliaferro|October 29, 2021|Washington Post
Northam avers that he’s not a foodie, so he doesn’t view this as a tremendous hardship.Virginia’s Northam copes with what could be permanent loss of smell nearly eight months after coming down with covid-19|Gregory S. Schneider|May 14, 2021|Washington Post
Other than her son, producer Jesse Huot, with whom she works, Cantor avers that Tharp “hasn’t really had long-term relationships or anything.”There’s no stopping Twyla Tharp, even as she approaches 80|Peter Marks|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Griffin avers that the opposite proved to be the case — that because Folger is a center of imaginative investigation, her productions found a receptive audience inside the institution as well as among Washington-area theatergoers.Folger Theatre’s Janet Griffin announces her retirement after decades of devotion to Shakespeare|Peter Marks|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Those who have heard them on the stump aver that they never heard better speakers.The Old Pike|Thomas B. Searight
They aver that "the good spirit" Moora-Moora made a number of small black lizards, liked them, and promised them dominion.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
Men would say I spoke from spite, and perhaps some even might aver that I was myself the cause of my daughter's ruin.The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant|Alexander Johnstone Wilson
The aver-penny, or average-penny, was contributed towards the king's averages, or money given to be freed thereof.
The rustic aid-de-camps of the household used to aver that all fertilizing matters "leached" through it.A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.