Monday, January 18, 2010

Word of the Week #85 - asseverate

asseverate - [uh-SEV-uh-rayt] - transitive verb

Definition:

To affirm or declare positively or earnestly.

Usage:

"I will make this NaNo book better!" the author asseverated as she pulled on her hair.

*Any connection to real-world events and/or characters in this post is purely coincidental--or maybe not...

4 comments:

Elana Johnson said...

Excellent use of that word! You go girl. :)

Angie said...

Great word. It was so nice to meet you last week!

Carolyn V. said...

Wow! I love that word. I'm totally going to pronounce it wrong though, so don't make fun of me. =) hee hee.

Nisa said...

Ooh! This type of post is right up my alley! Hope you don't mind another follower!