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Aver

To specifically allege certain facts or claims in a Pleading.

See: adduce, affirm, allege, annunciate, assert, assure, attest, avouch, avow, bear, certify, claim, communicate, contend, convey, corroborate, declare, depose, enunciate, express, maintain, observe, posit, profess, promise, propound, remark, speak, swear, testify, utter, vouch, vow

aver

to allege as a fact or prove to be true. See AVERMENT.
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It was always in the way, he was averring, while Hartman was talking back to him and with fitting secret-service pride explaining to him the clumsiness of the police.
It would have been rather large for a substantial yeoman, but the shopman averring (and with considerable truth) that it was a most uncommon fit, Nicholas would have purchased it in his impatience if it had been twice the size.