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as·sev·er·a·tion / əˌsevəˈrāshən/ • n. the solemn or emphatic declaration or statement of something: I fear that you offer only unsupported asseveration. DERIVATIVES: as·sev·er·ate / əˈsevəˌrāt/ v.

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asseveration

asseveration XVI. — L. assevērātiō, -ōn-, f. assevērāre, f. AS- + sevērus grave, SEVERE; see -ATION.
So asseverate (see -ATE3) XVIII.

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