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asseveration


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asseveration  \As*sev`er*a"tion\,  n.  [L.  asseveratio.] 
  The  act  of  asseverating,  or  that  which  is  asseverated; 
  positive  affirmation  or  assertion;  solemn  declaration. 
 
  Another  abuse  of  the  tongue  I  might  add  --  vehement 
  asseverations  upon  slight  and  trivial  occasions.  --Ray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asseveration 
  n  :  a  declaration  that  is  made  as  if  no  supporting  evidence  were 
  necessary  [syn:  {assertion},  {averment}] 




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