affirming (part of speech: verb)
professing, propounding, accepting, ratifying, pledging, validating, contending, certifying, admitting, declaring, promising, corroborating, expressing, maintaining, sustaining, submitting, endorsing, assuring, warranting, verifying, claiming, acknowledging, testifying, adjuring, approving, affirming, supporting, proclaiming, stating, avouching, attesting, pronouncing, asserting, setting down
- Their adversaries denied it, averring that, as a class, they were " contented and happy." - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- Before its close she had obtained a promise from him to take her up to Natchitoches for the very next entertainment,- averring that she didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ t care what David said. - "At Fault", Kate Chopin.
- He was very penitent for the offence which he had committed; he attended the service of chapel daily, prayed constantly and fervently in the place of his confinement, and suffered death with much serenity and resolution; averring with his last breath, that it was the first and last act which he had ever committed, being at the time of death about thirty- seven years old. - "Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences", Arthur L. Hayward.