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avow

to justify or maintain.
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He has gone from the council and put on the shroud("Can ye hear?" saith Kabir), a bairagi avowed!
As a supporter and long term volunteer in the Wrexham area voluntary sector, I was rather surprised to read this item in AVOWs latest newsletter received on Tuesday, May 31 distributed to all AVOWs members and others: "Discussions are ongoing with the Welsh Assembly Govt (WAG) to transfer the projects and services of Plas Madoc Communities First (PMCF) to AVOW.
The rumours were rife that something was ongoing regarding PMCF and AVOW, in what appeared a secretive environment, this was highlighted in the press a few months ago, now for the first time AVOWS membership and supporters are told a done deal is almost completed.
"This would be undertaken with a new funding contract between WAG and AVOW, and it is hopeful that this will be in place from 1st July 2011.
"In just 2 1/2 years, I am extremely excited to have taken the next step to become one of the top firms in the Manhattan residential real estate market," avows Daniel Baum, C.O.O.
"By committing ourselves to the future of technology in accordance with our pledge to dedication and reliability, we are the future of real estate," avows Daniel Baum, C.O.O.
A warning disclaimer avows any liability for the use or misuse of Kinkycraft items; though the authors believe they are safe if constructed and used as directed, the reader is exhorted to exercise common sense and to test the items thoroughly before using them.
The Hitchens character--stage right--accuses VMO H of Stalinist tendencies, avows that WUDs will be found any day now, and delivers himself of verisimilar bellicosity ("it's obvious to anyone who can think at all!").
"We're not just sand, rocks, and rodeos," avows de'Shay, 30.
As Mordechai Feingold avows, it is to reassess objectively the "scientific dimension" of the Jesuits' intellectual contribution.
(He himself avows that his influences range from Bosch and Delacroix to girly magazines, carnival art, and, of course, comix.) And if the form of his vision is a slap in the face, its substance is a finger down the throat.