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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Definitions for asseverate

  1. To affirm or declare positively or earnestly.

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Citations for asseverate
But of course it is! asseverates Herman Woodlife. Miles Kington, Independent
Castro's been known to snow people, but he didn't snow me, Mr. Weicker asseverated. , Washington Times
Origin of asseverate
1785-1795
Asseverate comes from Latin asseverare, "to assert seriously or earnestly," from ad- + severus, "severe, serious."