Simple past tense and past participle of avow.(verb)
Asserted under oath, or vow(adjective)
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Use "avowed" in a sentence
"“Actually, I’ve been known to be witty for a full ten minutes,” Gawain avowed with a lift of his eyebrows."
"The reclaimed faithful need only forgo the ordination of women and of (I think I should here add the word avowed) homosexuals."
"It is why Israelis recently voted in right winger Binyamin Netanyahu and why he, in turn, was compelled to name avowed racist Avigdor Lieberman, founder of far-right Yisrael Beitenu (Israel Our Home party, whose electoral base are the immigrants from the former Soviet Union) as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel."