Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Affermá-re, v. a.
1. to affirm, assure, maintain the truth of a thing; 2. to approve, confirm; v. n.to grow, gather strength; v. r. 1. to strengthen, fortify one's self; 2. to secure, establish one's self; s. m. Affermá-tóre, f. Affermá-tríce; adj. Affermá-nte.
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