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 Meanings and Examples of AVER
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aver
 v.  declare to be true; affirm
Classic Sentence:
1  In particular did he aver that, provided the Russian peasant could be induced to array himself in German costume, science would progress, trade increase, and the Golden Age dawn in Russia.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
2  She averred they were a mystery to herself, and that what she knew was chiefly from conjecture.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
3  He said I was a capricious witch, and that he would rather sing another time; but I averred that no time was like the present.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  But, then, a voice within me averred that I could do it and foretold that I should do it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
5  He many a time spoke sternly to me about my pertness; and averred that the stab of a knife could not inflict a worse pang than he suffered at seeing his lady vexed.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
6  I took their word for all that they averred, and I became their disciple.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
7  Of the ladies, this left only Mrs. Dorset unaccounted for, and Mrs. Dorset never came down till luncheon: her doctors, she averred, had forbidden her to expose herself to the crude air of the morning.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
8  Chichikov, he averred, had indeed purchased dead souls, and to the tune of several thousand roubles.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER X
9  Which 'Tom' denied; averring that he should always be equally proud of it, under all circumstances.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 61. I AM SHOWN TWO INTERESTING PENITENTS
10  An Irish author avers that the Earl of Leicester, on bended knees, did likewise present to her highness another horn, pertaining to a land beast of the unicorn nature.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
Example Sentence:
1  The witnesses aver that he was holding a gun.