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
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Although di Giovanni had longed to be a mother, she was “not a very natural” one, she avers.
Peresilis, who wrote in the tenth century, avers that he grew up out of the ground where a priest had spilled holy water.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce
There are more books on the language (artes), he avers, than on any dead or living language!A Visit to the Philippine Islands|John Bowring
Aristobulus avers that the Oxus was the largest river, except those in India, which he had seen in Asia.
Yet Dandy Jack avers that he has carried over a score, and that he considers sixteen a proper full-up load.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)|William Delisle Hay
Alcmæon does not advance what is true, when he avers that goats breathe through their ears.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1|Gilbert White