to declare earnestly or solemnly; affirm positively; aver.
And I hereby do fully and freely declare and asseverate, that the Woods did not tremble to a kiss, and that the lovers did.
Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 6 (of 6) Thomas Moore
She did not asseverate any more, nor even say she was innocent.
Sue, A Little Heroine L. T. Meade
They lacked a definite opinion to entertain and a cry to asseverate.
In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays Augustine Birrell
No one appeared to think it worth while to asseverate the fact, for it was self-evident.
Black Ivory R.M. Ballantyne
They asseverate with vehemence that in all the seven-and-thirty plays there is no such thing as a native woodnote wild.
A Century of Science and Other Essays John Fiske
He could asseverate with some justice, “I have never written an insincere note.”
Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
It has more solemnity than declare, and more composure and dignity than asseverate, which is to assert excitedly.
English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald
“Wh-why, nobudy ever heard me talkin’ things that’s tol’ in secret,” Mike made haste to asseverate.
The Lookout Man B. M. Bower
As to whether she was young, middle-aged or only well-preserved, no one was in a position to asseverate.
Anderson Crow, Detective George Barr McCutcheon
And she was very glad also that he did not deign to asseverate that he had been ignorant of his half-sister’s plight.
Hilda Lessways Arnold Bennett
(transitive) to assert or declare emphatically or solemnly
1791, from Latin asseveratus, past participle of asseverare “to affirm, insist on, maintain,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + severus “serious, severe” (see severe). Related: Asseverated; asseverating.
the act of . an emphatic assertion. Historical Examples Finally through the mist he heard the asseveration that it must be the work of fox or badger. Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House) James S. De Benneville It has not occurred to her that his words are a question rather than an asseveration. April’s Lady Margaret […]
assfuck noun An act of anal intercourse verb To do anal intercourse; bugger, bunghole
adverb (music) (as part of a musical direction) fairly; rather Historical Examples La Rochefoucauld, depuis assez longtemps ayant envie de la quitter, prit cette occasion avec joie. Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2) Sutherland Menzies Baedeker describes it as an assez belle ville, but it was not assez belle for me. A Spring Walk in […]
assh American Society for Surgery of the Hand Historical Examples We marched at dawn; I got into the assh half-way and had it towed to our ground higher up. The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan