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1) affirm. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...aver, avouch, avow, claim, contend, declare, hold, maintain, say, state. have it. See AFFIRM. 2. To accept officially: adopt, approve, confirm, pass, ratify, sanction....

2) affirm. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...and formally but not under oath. Middle English affermen, from Old French afermer, from Latin affirmre : ad-, ad- + firmre, to strengthen (from firmus, strong; see...

3) Man Monkey. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Bedouins affirm that the monkeys of Mount Kara were once human beings, thus transformed for disobedience to their prophet. The Arabs have a similar tradition,...

4) nay. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. A negative response: no, refusal, rejection. See AFFIRM. 2. A negative vote or voter: no. See AFFIRM. Not so: no, nix. Informal : nope. nothing doing. See AFFIRM....

5) no. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. A negative response: nay, refusal, rejection. See AFFIRM. 2. A negative vote or voter: nay. See AFFIRM. Not so: nay, nix. Informal : nope. nothing doing. See AFFIRM....

6) claim. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. The act of asserting positively: affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, averment, declaration, statement. See AFFIRM. 2. A legitimate or supposed right...

7) profess. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: proˇfessed, proˇfessˇing, proˇfessˇes1. To affirm openly; declare or claim: a physics major [who] professes to be a stickler when it comes to data...

8) Swear. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...now means to take an oath, but the primitive sense is merely to aver or affirm; when to affirm on oath was meant, the word oath was appended, as "I swear by oath."...

9) acknowledge. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To express recognition of: admit, recognize. See AFFIRM, KNOWLEDGE. 2. To recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of: admit, avow, concede, confess,...

10) avow. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...admit, concede, confess, grant, own (up). Slang : fess up. Chiefly Regional : allow. See AFFIRM, KNOWLEDGE. 2. To put into words positively and with conviction: affirm,...

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