verb (used with object), a·verred, a·ver·ring.
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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
Example sentences from the Web for aver
Congress, she averred, should put itself on “cruise control—Ted Cruz control—just for a week.”Nostalgia Act: The Great Sarah Palin Revival Tour of 2013|Nick Gillespie|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Rose stoutly averred that she would never be seduced; it was marriage or nothing.
Many of those who voted for President Clinton, Bork averred, did so because they were rooked by devious liberal lies.Speed Read: Best Bits From Robert Bork’s ‘Slouching Towards Gomorrah’|Michael Moynihan|December 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Bassett had fought gamely," the Republican organ averred, to make more glorious the Honorable Isaac's victory.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
The human body, he averred, was governed by a number of demons, whom he distributed over a rhomboidal figure.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
“Your Majesty has all the other attributes of angelhood,” she averred.The Proud Prince|Justin Huntly McCarthy
A holiday spoiled was no holiday at all, Palmer Billy averred.Colonial Born|G. Firth Scott
The man was mad, his Highness averred, and it was but merciful to send him back to Italy.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay