Definition of "avering" [avering]

  • Obsolete spelling of averring; present participle of aver. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "avering" in a sentence
  • "_Resolved_, That as the imbruted slave, who is content with his own lot, and would not be free if he could, if any such there be, only gives evidence of the depth of his degradation; so the woman who is satisfied with her inferior condition, avering that she has all the rights she wants, does but exhibit the enervating effects of the wrongs to which she is subjected."
  • "And as the minuet derives its merit from an observation of the most agreeable steps, well chosen in nature and well combined by art, there is no inconsistence in avering that art may, in this, as in many other objects of imitative skill, essentially assist nature, and place her in the most advantageous point of light."
  • "Now, if you factor in his approval ratings avering only Independents and Republicans, the man is at"
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