avowal


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the act of admitting to something

Synonyms for avowal

a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something

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Sing Lee who stood just without the trap door through which he was about to pass Professor Maxon's evening meal to him could not be blamed for overhearing the conversation, though it may have been culpable in him in making no effort to divulge his presence, and possibly equally unpraiseworthy, as well as lacking in romance, to attribute the doctor's avowal to his knowledge of the heavy chest.
She was not so much surprised into the avowal, as induced to make it by a sudden calculation.
I knew," was Gahan's only comment, but his heart was glad with elation, as a lover's must be who has heard from the lips of his divinity an avowal of interest and loyalty, however little tinged by a suggestion of warmer regard it may be.
He had striven to put a cheat upon himself by making the avowal of a guilty conscience, but had gained only one other sin, and a self-acknowledged shame, without the momentary relief of being self-deceived.
In such a case, a plain and open avowal of his difficulties would have been more to his honour I think, as well as more consistent with his general character;--but I will not raise objections against any one's conduct on so illiberal a foundation, as a difference in judgment from myself, or a deviation from what I may think right and consistent.
On the day when foreign succor follows in the train of a king to replace him on his throne, it is an avowal that he no longer possesses the help and love of his own subjects.
Henry, in having such things to relate of his father, was almost as pitiable as in their first avowal to himself.
I do not blame you for loving him, Thuvia,' she said; 'and that your affection for him is pure and sincere I can well believe from the candour of your avowal of it to me.
I fully expected an explosion of anger to follow this bold avowal of my plans for the next day.
Tess was woman enough to realize from their avowals to herself that Angel Clare had the honour of all the dairymaids in his keeping, and her perception of his care to avoid compromising the happiness of either in the least degree bred a tender respect in Tess for what she deemed, rightly or wrongly, the self-controlling sense of duty shown by him, a quality which she had never expected to find in one of the opposite sex, and in the absence of which more than one of the simple hearts who were his house-mates might have gone weeping on her pilgrimage.
Craig, the gardener at the Chase, was over head and ears in love with her, and had lately made unmistakable avowals in luscious strawberries and hyperbolical peas.
The German boss' public avowal will have been made for both his players and supporters.
Trillanes also belittled Duterte's avowal to resign if more than P40 million is found in his bank accounts, as he reiterated his challenge for the President to sign waivers to allow the authorities to examine them.
Before we could catch vertigo, saving the wobbly day was the only benign avowal, and the only one certainly suspicious of Chinese interests, that came from Jay Batongbacal, director of UP Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea.
Earlier, the CAN chairman in the state, Bishop Tunde Akin-Akinsanya, along with many other clergymen, had invested Awolowo Dosumu, after her avowal to spend and be spent for God, be totally committed to the service of humanity and be ready to go anywhere in the name of Jesus, with Akin-Akinsanya charging her to be steadfast.