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 for avowal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Avowal \A*vow"al\, n.
     An open declaration; frank acknowledgment; as, an avowal of
     such principles. --Hume.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a statement asserting the existence or the truth of
           something [syn: avowal, avouchment, affirmation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "avowal":
     acceptance, acknowledgment, admission, affidavit, affirmance,
     affirmation, allegation, allowance, announcement, annunciation,
     appreciation, assertion, asseveration, attest, attestation,
     averment, avouchment, compurgation, concession, conclusion,
     confession, creed, declaration, deposition, dictum, disclosure,
     enunciation, instrument in proof, ipse dixit, legal evidence,
     manifesto, owning, owning up, position, position paper,
     positive declaration, predicate, predication, proclamation,
     profession, pronouncement, proposition, protest, protestation,
     recognition, rite of confession, say, say-so, saying, shrift,
     stance, stand, statement, sworn evidence, sworn statement,
     sworn testimony, testimonial, testimonium, testimony, unbosoming,
     utterance, vouch, witness, word

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