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affirm
[.] AFFIRM, v.t. afferm' [L. affirmo; ad and firmo, to make firm. See Firm.] [.] 1. To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to declare the existence of something; to maintain as true; opposed to deny. [.] Of one Jesus whom Paul affirmed to be alive. ...

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affirmable
[.] AFFIRM'ABLE, a. That may be asserted or declared; followed by of; as, an attribute affirmable of every just man. [.]

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affirmance
[.] AFFIRM'ANCE, n. [.] 1. Confirmation; ratification; as, the affirmance of a judgment; a statute in affirmance of common law. [.] 2. Declaration; affirmation. [Little used.]

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affirmant
[.] AFFIRM'ANT, n. One who affirms.

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affirmation
[.] AFFIRMA'TION, n. [.] 1. The act of affirming or asserting as true; opposed to negation or denial. [.] 2. That which is asserted; position declared as true; averment. [.] 3. Confirmation; ratification; an establishing of what had been before done or decreed. [.] 4. ...

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affirmative
[.] AFFIRM'ATIVE, a. [.] 1. That affirms, or asserts; declaratory of what exists; opposed to negative; as, an affirmative proposition. [.] 2. Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law. [.] 3. In algebra, positive; a term applied to numbers ...

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affirmatively
[.] AFFIRM'ATIVELY, adv. In an affirmative manner; positively; on the affirmative side of a question; opposed to negatively.

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affirmed
[.] AFFIRM'ED, pp. Declared; asserted; averred; confirmed; ratified.

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affirmer
[.] AFFIRM'ER, n. One who affirms.

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affirming
[.] AFFIRM'ING, ppr. Asserting; declaring positively; confirming.

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disaffirm
[.] DISAFFIRM, v.t. disafferm. [dis and affirm.] [.] 1. To deny; to contradict. [.] 2. To overthrow or annul, as a judicial decision, by a contrary judgment of a superior tribunal.

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disaffirmance
[.] DISAFFIRMANCE, n. [.] 1. Denial; negation; disproof; confutation. [.] 2. Overthrow or annulment, by the decision of a superior tribunal; as disaffirmance of judgment.

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disaffirmed
[.] DISAFFIRMED, pp. Denied; contradicted; overthrown.

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disaffirming
[.] DISAFFIRMING, ppr. Denying; contradicting; annulling.

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misaffirm
[.] MISAFFIRM', v.t. To affirm incorrectly.

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reaffirm
[.] REAFFIRM', v.t. [re and affirm.] To affirm a second time.

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reaffirmance
[.] REAFFIRM'ANCE, n. A second confirmation.

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unaffirmed
[.] UNAFFIRM'ED, a. Not affirmed; not confirmed.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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TOP'ET, n. A small bird, the crested titmouse.

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