Aver – state very firmly that something is true
It was a virgin (aver) birth, she stated very firmly, but few were convinced.
Examples of aver in a sentence
She continued to aver that it wasn't her who kept stealing peoples lunches despite being caught red-handed.
The defendant couldn't convincingly aver their statement, which lead the judge to believe they were lying.
Despite the company's rapidly decreasing profits, the CEO continued to aver that the business was doing well.