He looked kind and craggy and outdoorsy and she realised with a horrible surety that she fancied him. FALLEN WOMEN (2002)The surety that life would end was comforting, the certainty that every minute I was deciding to live, a relief. THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
Wulfgar must have rewarded her handsomely for her favor, for of a surety that baseborn knight had no social graces. THE WOLF AND THE DOVE (2002)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， surety 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: surety NOUN
A surety is money or something valuable which you give to someone to show that you will do what you have promised.
The insurance company will take warehouse stocks or treasury bonds as surety.
surety 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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