avowal

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  • Yet she could not keep from her lips the words which must bring his avowal. Cited from The Profiteers, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • There was no reason why her avowal should have been regarded as more serious than his own. Cited from The Honorable Percival, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • I did not hold her close to my heart, did not hear an avowal of love. Cited from Without Dogma, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • Now you say nothing, and your silence is the avowal of your crime. Cited from The Well of Saint Clare, by Anatole France
  • I had never seen him since I made the avowal to him. Cited from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent)
  • Believe me, that nothing but duty would have ever driven me to this avowal. Cited from True Riches, by T.S. Arthur
  • He will not believe you are in earnest if you keep his avowal of love. Cited from What Answer?, by Anna E. Dickinson
  • How easily and naturally she had connected his avowal of love with the idea of marriage! Cited from Son of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • They made no open avowal of their reasons, and I did not press for one. Cited from Democracy An American Novel, by Henry Adams
  • Justice must be rendered her that she may make no more avowals. Cited from Cosmopolis by Paul Bourget, v3
  • But if he had been love sick before he made the avowal, he was still more so afterwards. Cited from One Hundred Merrie And Delightsome Stories, by Various
  • He felt again his one passionate avowal on the lips of his one woman. Cited from The Maid of the Whispering Hills, by Vingie E. Roe
  • They are more than an attitude, and not much less than an avowal. Cited from Proserpine and Midas, by Mary Shelley
  • The time is close at hand when you may boldly make your avowal. Cited from The Fighting Chance, by Robert W. Chambers
  • What shall a man do, when a woman makes such a demand, involving such an avowal? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 41, March, 1861, by Various
  • This time she pressed his hand and he was moved by that silent avowal. Cited from Bel Ami, by Henri Rene Guy De Maupassant
  • This was no other than an open avowal of being connected with all those people whom I have named. Cited from The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Smollett
  • Between them there had been no avowal, and neither could count on the other's secret. Cited from The Happy Foreigner, by Enid Bagnold
  • For the moment he dropped his guard in the surprise of this avowal. Cited from Beth Norvell, by Randall Parrish
  • Nor had her frank avowal that he could expect no reward destroyed his hope. Cited from God's Country--And The Woman, James O. Curwood
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Words starting with avowal

Meaning of avowal

  • noun A statement asserting the existence or the truth of something