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uh vowd

  • v  to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
  • v  admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
  • s  openly declared as such
    an avowed enemy

  • He is also an avowed bisexual fighting dismissal from the service for homosexual behavior.
  • Brian, 44, is gay, and Banton, 32, is an avowed homophobe whose song Boom Bye-Bye decrees that gays "haffi dead" ("have to die").
  • She has been an avowed conservative since her grade-school teacher preached against the Vietnam War (she argued back).
News & Articles

  • Snowden: I took job to gather evidence
    Edward Snowden took a job with a firm that provides contractors to the National Security Agency solely to gather evidence about U.S. surveillance programs, the self-avowed leaker told the South China Morning Post Newspaper.
    June 25, 2013 - CNN
  • Snowden to newspaper: I took job to get docs
    Edward Snowden took a job with a firm that provides contractors to the National Security Agency solely to gather evidence about U.S. surveillance programs, the self-avowed leaker told the South China Morning Post Newspaper. "My position with Booz Allen Hamilton granted me access to lists of machines all over the world the NSA hacked," the Post quoted him as saying in a story published Monday ...
    June 25, 2013 - KSAT San Antonio
  • NSA leaker says he intends to release more documents after reviewing them
    Edward Snowden took a job with a firm that provides contractors to the National Security Agency solely to gather evidence about U.S. surveillance programs, the self-avowed leaker told the South China Morning Post Newspaper.
    June 25, 2013 - WJXT Jacksonville
Quotes

  • Mitch McConnell in Los Angeles Times
    It is my hope that the majority's avowed interest in improving this legislation on the Senate floor is genuine and the partisan gamesmanship is over,said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), promising "many amendments."
  • Alec Baldwin in AFP
    Asked about his suicidal thoughts, Baldwin told Playboy: "I (was) very serious. I spoke to a lot of professionals, who helped me. If I committed suicide, they (Kim Basinger?s team) would have considered that a victory. Destroying me was their avowed...
  • Yar Adua in AllAfrica.com
    President Yar'Adua said his stand was premised on his "avowed commitment to upholding the rule of law at all times."

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