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Definition of "avows" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of avow. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "avows" in a sentence
  • "Here we have come to the central fact of the question: a fact nobody avows, which is yet the true explanation of the monstrous system of child imprisonment and torture which we disguise under such hypocrisies as education, training, formation of character and the rest of it."
  • "Someone else avows that "Nothing in the world is more beautiful than a child's smile": Oprah, I predict, will forgive Frey's previous trespasses when she reads that mawkish sentence."
  • "A proper slice, Mr. Hagendorf avows, should crease when folded and droop only at the very tip, "just like Johnny Cash's nose.""
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