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avowal

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of avowal

  1. 1 a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something with jingoism rampant, the peace candidate felt compelled to make an avowal of his patriotism Synonyms of avowal affirmation, assertion, asseveration, avouchment, protestation, claim, declaration, insistence, professionWords Related to avowal allegation; announcement, proclamation, pronouncement; argument, justification, rationalization, reason; confirmation, reaffirmation, reconfirmation, vindicationNear Antonyms of avowal disclaimer; challenge, dispute, question; confutation, disproof, rebuttal, refutation; contradiction, denial, negationAntonyms of avowal disavowal

  2. 2 an open declaration of something (as a fault or the commission of an offense) about oneself her own avowal that she was to blame for the accident Synonyms of avowal acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, confession, concession, self-confessionWords Related to avowal self-accusation, self-betrayal, self-revelation; self-incrimination, self-recrimination, self-reproach; affirmation, assertion, avouchment, claim, confirmation, declaration, insistence, profession; allowance; apology, hand-wringing; betrayal, disclosure, divulgence, giveaway, revelation; announcement, declaration, proclamation, pronouncement; blame, fault, responsibility; contriteness, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rueNear Antonyms of avowal denial, disallowance, disclaimer, recantation, rejection, renouncement, repudiationAntonyms of avowal disavowal, nonadmission



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