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From Latin assevērāre, from assevērō (I assert).

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asseverate (third-person singular simple present asseverates, present participle asseverating, simple past and past participle asseverated)

  1. To declare earnestly, seriously, or positively; to affirm.
    • 1931, H. P. Lovecraft, The Whisperer in Darkness, chapter 1:
      The more I laughed at such theories, the more these stubborn friends asseverated them; adding that even without the heritage of legend the recent reports were too clear, consistent, detailed, and sanely prosaic in manner of telling, to be completely ignored.

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assevērātē (not comparable)

  1. earnestly, emphatically

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assevērāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of assevērō

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