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1) aver. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To put into words positively and with conviction: affirm, allege, argue, assert, asseverate, avouch, avow, claim, contend, declare, hold, maintain, say, state. have...

2) Aver'nus (Greek, a-ornis, "without a bird"). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...them. Poets call it the entrance to the infernal regions; hence the proverb, The descent to Avernus is easy, but coming back again is quite another matter, meaning...

3) aver. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...but it may also be a synonym for the verb opine, meaning to offer an opinion : Her friend averred that she knew nothing of the crime. 1...

4) aver. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...declare. 2. Law a. To assert formally as a fact. b. To justify or prove. Middle English averren, from Old French averer, from Vulgar Latin *advrre : Latin ad-, ad-...

5) Avoirdupois. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...French, avoir, aver or avier, goods in general, and poise=poids (weight). Not the verb, but the noun avoir. Properly avoir de poids (goods having weight), goods sold...

6) Montserrat'. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Catalonians aver that this mountain was riven and shattered at the Crucifixion. Every rift is filled with evergreens. Similar legends exist with regard to many...

7) Aversa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aversa, (aver´sa) (KEY) , city (1991 pop. 54,032), Campania, S Italy. It is an agricultural and transportation center, noted for its sparkling white wine. It also...

8) Averno. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Averno, (aver´no) (KEY) , anc. Avernus (vur´ns) (KEY) [Gr.,=without bird], small crater lake, .6 mi (.9 km) wide, Campania, S Italy, between Cuma and Puteoli, near...

9) Forbidden Fruit (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Mahometan doctors aver, was the banana or Indian fig, because fig-leaves were employed to cover the disobedient pair when they felt shame as the result of sin. Called...

10) 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."...

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