confess; admit; declare
Openly admit something for all to hear.
She avowed that she did not eat the candy. She said the cat ate it.
Memory trick: Think of a wedding vow where you declare your love in front of friends and family.
He is an avowed sports fan. He tells anyone who will listen.
Used at work:
I am an avowed Mac lover even though I work with Windows.
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