the act of .
an emphatic assertion.
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 Wolfe Hungerford
“Only in a speritchual sense, Sister Sudley,” Nehemiah gasped, as he made haste to qualify his asseveration.
The Moonshiners At Hoho-Hebee Falls Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
With all his asseveration he does nothing to convince us that he was ever at Windsor, or that, if so, he was glad to be there.
Windsor Castle Edward Thomas
The other man kept up the argument by spitting and by asseveration.
Letters from America Rupert Brooke
She then repeated her asseveration that she would now do it effectually if he disappointed her.
Amelia Henry Fielding
He now called to mind the words of her asseveration, that her child was with the dead.
The Catholic World; Vol. IV.; October, 1866, to March, 1867. E. Rameur
I venture to add, with all possible energy of asseveration, that I did that thing, Nim.
Quodlibet John P. Kennedy
He was threatened with an arrest, but persisted in his asseveration that he would obey the judge’s order.
The American Quarterly Review, No. 17, March 1831 Various
It was impossible to persuade him that such an asseveration could be false.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5, No. 28, February, 1860 Various
1550s, from Latin asseverationem (nominative asseveratio) “vehement assertion, protestation,” noun of action from past participle stem of asseverare (see asseverate).
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
the practice of assenting readily, especially obsequiously. Historical Examples With him Placebo justifies his assentation on the ground that lords are better informed than their inferiors. The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1 Alexander Pope noun servile or hypocritical agreement