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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb intr.: To affirm; to assert; to allege.
From Old French averer, from Latin ad- (to) + verus (true). Earliest documented use: 1380.
“‘Our biggest challenge is fiscal,’ he averred during a press conference ... Markets are not so sure.”
Brazil’s Worrying Change of Finance Ministers; The Economist (London, UK); Dec 19, 2015.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. -Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (12 Jul 1817-1862)