Asseverated
Asseverate As*sev"er*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asseverated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Asseverating}.] [L. asseveratus, p. p. of asseverare to assert seriously or earnestly; ad + severus. See {Severe}.] To affirm or aver positively, or with solemnity. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To affirm; aver; protest; declare. See {Affirm}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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