Affirm

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Objective ConfidencePlay
Use 'affirm' when expressing certainty about facts or beliefs in an objective manner. SlideExperts affirmed the vaccine's effectiveness.
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Emotionally NeutralPlay
'Affirm' is emotionally neutral, without excitement, anger, or other strong feelings. SlideThe witness affirmed seeing the suspect leave the scene.
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Subtle ConfirmationPlay
Use 'affirm' to subtly reinforce or confirm a point already made. SlideHe affirmed my point, adding credibility to the argument.