VCR Lesson 6

Madeleine Page

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She ____________ enthusiastically, nodding her head and saying, "Yes, that is exactly what we should do."
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Aver (tr. v.)

To affirm; to declare or attest to positively or dogmatically.


averment, n.

Roots

veritas (L) - truth

Synonyms

Agree

Attest to

Assert

Confirm

Antonyms

Disagree

Contradict

Argue

Dissent

Book Exercises

6A

11. B


6C

3. averred


6D

3. averred

Practice Exercises

Identify the sentence in which the word in bold is used incorrectly.


A) To ease the unrest in the company, the boss averred that he would make changes to the company policies.

B) The celebrity's averment with the politician's ideas convinced many fans to vote for that candidate in the election.

C) We are hoping to aver the crisis by taking precautions and adding extra security to the event.

D) Although she had private reservations, the manager averred with the CEO's new policy when speaking to the other employees to keep people from growing disgruntled.