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averment

[ uh-vur-muhnt ]
/ əˈvɜr mənt /
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noun

the act of averring.
a positive statement.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of averment

1400–50; late Middle English averrement<Middle French. See aver, -ment
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