the act of averring.
a positive statement.
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How to use averment in a sentence
And the oath prescribed for them on returning was explicitly an averment of truth.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
Neither in itself nor in its preamble was there an averment, or even an assumption of its necessity, as a rule of guidance.The Felon's Track | Michael Doheny
The Ministerial averment answered no purpose, save to excite a general burst of disapprobation.
The resolutions in question were published in the city papers and can be referred to in substantiation of this averment.The Pullman Boycott | W. F. Burns
A man's asking a passport for Baden would be a tacit averment, 'I am going to gamble.'Arthur O'Leary | Charles James Lever