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Search phrase: affirm

Plays

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym II.iv.173That tends to vice in man, but I affirmThat tends to vice in man, but I affirme
Henry VH5 I.ii.43Yet their own authors faithfully affirmYet their owne Authors faithfully affirme,
Henry VH5 V.ii.114blush to affirm it.blush to affirme it.
King LearKL II.ii.76Renege, affirm, and turn their halcyon beaksReuenge, affirme, and turne their Halcion beakes

Glossary

 17 result(s).
approofproof, affirmation, attestation
averprovide, furnish, affirm
avouchdeclare, assert, affirm
avouchment[affirmation] misuse of ‘avouch’ [sense 1]
fore-vouchedpreviously declared, earlier affirmed
good as the bestexpression of strong affirmation
grantacknowledge, confess, affirm
justifyaffirm, acknowledge, corroborate
passconfirm, ratify, affirm
position[in logic] affirmation, assertion, hypothesis
professdeclare, avow, affirm
protestmake protestation, avow, affirm, proclaim
protestationsolemn declaration, affirmation
protesterdeclarer of friendship, affirmer of affection
sayingpromising, affirmation, assertion
takeaffirm, swear, take an oath
worddeclaration, affirmation, proclamation

Thesaurus

 17 result(s).
affection, affirmer ofprotester
affirmaver
affirmavouch
affirmjustify
affirmgrant
affirmprofess
affirmpass
affirmprotest
affirmtake
affirmationposition
affirmationsaying
affirmationprotestation
affirmationword
affirmationapproof
affirmation, expression of stronggood as the best
affirmed earlierfore-vouched
earlier affirmedfore-vouched

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Swearing...hich the speaker makes an invocation to affirm something or to make something happen. ...
...ose swearing habits range from princely affirm ations of honour (‘by the honour of my b...

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AFFIRMBASICaffirm v, affirmation n, affirmative n
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