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Synonyms for avow

Synonyms for avow

to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

to put into words positively and with conviction

Synonyms for avow

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

admit openly and bluntly

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Leaving a part to his majesty is to avow that that part has inspired you with doubts as to the lawfulness of the means of acquisition.
Lastly, you avow and confess to having, with the aid of the demon, and of the phantom vulgarly known as the surly monk, on the night of the twenty-ninth of March last, murdered and assassinated a captain named Phoebus de Châteaupers?
In transcribing his notes and fortifying their claim to attention by giving them something of an orderly arrangement, I have conscientiously refrained from embellishing them with such small ornaments of diction as I may have felt myself able to bestow, which would not only have been impertinent, even if pleasing, but would have given me a somewhat closer relation to the work than I should care to have and to avow.
All mankind are like us, but they have not the candour to avow it.
As a supporter and long term volunteer in the Wrexham area voluntary sector, I was rather surprised to read this item in AVOWs latest newsletter received on Tuesday, May 31 distributed to all AVOWs members and others: "Discussions are ongoing with the Welsh Assembly Govt (WAG) to transfer the projects and services of Plas Madoc Communities First (PMCF) to AVOW.
By committing ourselves to the future of technology in accordance with our pledge to dedication and reliability, we are the future of real estate," avows Daniel Baum, COO.
A warning disclaimer avows any liability for the use or misuse of Kinkycraft items; though the authors believe they are safe if constructed and used as directed, the reader is exhorted to exercise common sense and to test the items thoroughly before using them.
We're not just sand, rocks, and rodeos," avows de'Shay, 30.
As Mordechai Feingold avows, it is to reassess objectively the "scientific dimension" of the Jesuits' intellectual contribution.
In one memorable moment in her studies, Goodall becomes so attuned to her surroundings that, she avows, ``I really was seeing the world as a chimp sees it.
He himself avows that his influences range from Bosch and Delacroix to girly magazines, carnival art, and, of course, comix.
The HandKey readers minimize people's ability to transfer IDs for admittance into our Center," avows Vicki Greene, Member Services Coordinator for the Associated Students of SDSU.