(v. t.) To avouch or verify; to offer to verify; to prove or justify. See Averment.
(v. t.) To affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner, as in confidence of asserting the truth.
(1) The maximum percentage difference between observations was 46% (AVER).
(2) Thereafter, ministers alone should make such warnings public, and then only when there is a real prospect that they might aver a tragedy.
(3) Correlation coefficients for measurements obtained by two independent observers in 44 studies ranged from r = 0.87 (AVER) to r = 0.96 (TPFR) but spontaneous changes of up to 52% occurred (AVFR).
(4) The German and the European common interests coincide, Merkel avers, echoing Helmut Kohl's mantra in the era of Maastricht and German reunification 20 years ago.
(5) The protest camp in Ramadi was, Maliki averred, an al-Qaida headquarters.
(6) There are others who might aver that the bathroom bashfulness would be unusual during a live burglary, never mind one taking place under the obvious time pressures that would be dictated by it happening in one of the most heavily protected gated communities in one of the most security-obsessed countries on Earth.
(7) Gated blood pool studies were performed one week apart in 42 patients and between study correlation coefficients for these measurements ranged from r = 0.58 (TPER) to r = 0.99 (PFR) but there were spontaneous changes in measurements of up to 82% (AVER).
(8) The averaged acoustic evoked responses (AAER) exhibit more sensitivity to halothane than the averaged visual evoked responses (AVER).
(9) Like vacuoles, "peroxisomal" fractions isolated from yeast spheroplasts as described by Avers contain only one catalase protein, catalase A.
(10) Residents aver that women's "naturally" weaker constitutions and a moral imperative to worry places them at greater risk for nerves.
(11) Prince declares war on touts as his ticket sales are postponed Read more Paisley Park, the lyrics aver, is filled with laughing children on see-saws and “colourful people” with expressions that “speak of profound inner peace”, whatever they look like.
(12) Authors of most textbooks of dermatology and dermatopathology consider guttate parapsoriasis and digitate dermatosis to be variants of small plaque parapsoriasis which, they aver, is not related to mycosis fungoides.
(13) Acute toxicity, androgenic, gonadotropic, estrogenic and aphrodisiac effect of the whole medical plant Lithospermum aver arvense and its seeds was investigated on white rats and white mice.
(14) An assessment was made of the reproducibility (between study differences) interobserver variability and intraobserver variability of 7 radionuclide measurements describing both resting left ventricular ejection (ejection fraction--EF, average ejection rate--AVER, peak ejection rate--PER, time to peak ejection rate--TPER) and filling (average filling rate--AVFR, peak filling rate--PFR, time to peak filling rate--TPFR).
(15) A Corbyn-led Labour can never win the 2020 UK general election, they aver.
(16) After operation, despite the clinical improvement, the alterations of AVERs or DPs were very marked and in some cases became even more important than before.
(17) Important changes in AVER (in amplitude and latency) were found in the patients with tumours on the midline or in one of the frontal lobes.
(18) But the Catholic church, avers Francis, is not an exclusive community of the just, but a big tent of sinners.
(19) He averred that the whippings had made him "one of the best artists in the world".
(20) Should the CIA or JSOC wish to convince the president to do so, they must aver that they have “near certainty that the target is present”, civilians won’t be harmed, “capture is not feasible” and “no other reasonable alternatives exist”.
(n.) One who raves.
(1) It was, I recall, an anarchic traffic jam of ex-squatters, ravers, and proponents of free love that chuntered slowly and messily through the byways and sometimes the highways of Thatcher’s Britain.
(2) Prieto is due to be executed for the 1988 killings of Rachael Raver and her boyfriend, Warren Fulton III.
(3) The wrecked "candy ravers" and rampaging fratboys of EDM cliche are barely present – aside from more visible breasts and muscles, it is close to any European festival audience out for a good time, perhaps even a bit savvier.
(4) Like the jazzy nest of some mutant raver-crows, it is a curious arrival to the sleepy medieval lanes, a 90m-long torrent of orange sticks between the classical law courts and the baroque bell tower.
(5) The only brain scans that have been done are of recreational ecstasy users, whose drugs may be contaminated and who have probably taken other substances, too.The death in 1995 of Leah Betts after taking ecstasy, from drinking too much water in response to a campaign warning ravers of the danger of dehydration, had prevented rational debate or scientific advance.
(6) Veteran lefty Billy Bragg, Suggs, Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard, dance act Orbital, and rock-ravers Enter Shikari were among the bands and artists brought together to recreate the sound of silence.
(7) Hannah Verdier Glue 10pm, E4 Despite being billed as “the new Skins”, this teen drama has seen plots far gloomier than anything the Bristol ravers ever endured.
(8) Dan Snaith looks as if he’s about to deliver an informed running commentary on Istria’s Roman remains; instead, he pulls up the fader on another tropical disco banger and a boatload of expectant ravers go politely bananas.
(9) Since he averages more than a show a day, with more than 300 under his belt this year, perhaps his tendency to notice screaming glowstick-flinging ravers over griping keyboard warriors isn't surprising.
(10) At Electric Daisy Carnival and similar dance festivals, the look has evolved from the child-like "candy raver" of the 1990s, with their pigtails and cuddly toys and pacifiers (dummies), to a slick and sexified yet also kitschy-surreal image midway between Venice Beach and Cirque Du Soleil, Willy Wonka and a Gay Pride parade: girls in Daisy Dukes and bikini tops (or even bare breasts daubed in glittery body paint) but who also wear tutus, giant furry boots in turquoise and hot pink, and fairy wings.
(11) But Moore is insistent, and pretty convincing, as he says that Miami's Ultra Music Festival – which this year has been held up as the epitome of rave Babylon , with pictures of wasted ravers and exhibitionist industry executives going viral – was safer and better-organised than most music or sporting events of comparable size.
(12) As the festival powers down for the night, Dan descends into the throng, offering a hug to every loved-up raver who wants one.
(13) Rituals like "tutting", which evolved out of the glove-dances performed by American ravers in the 90s but which now enhances the intricate hand-movements with glowing and flickering LED fingertips.
(14) By 16, she was playing at warehouse parties in east London, where ravers would run around "half-naked on ketamine".
(15) The Hunger (1983) was an electro gothic noir about an elderly vampire called Miriam (Catherine Deneuve) who preys on ravers with her undead lover, John (David Bowie), who himself falls for Susan Sarandon's medic.
(16) After the release of their first album, the Stone Roses spoke to a generation of ravers during the second "summer of love" in 1989.
(17) But the rest of them, men and women alike, formed a rainbow coalition of ageing candy ravers.
(18) Their psychedelic sound spoke to a generation of ravers during the second "summer of love".
(19) The media image of the demented raver who DJs with sandpaper discs "was made up because I didn't want to come across as average and boring".
(20) In 2002, I had just moved to London, a jaded raver looking for a new electronic fix, and was thrilled and baffled by the deranged transmissions of pirate radio.