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assent
used in David Copperfield

23 uses
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Definition to express agreement — especially with a statement or proposal to do something
  • I thanked him, and assented; and particularly small it looked, under those circumstances.
    Chapters 4-6 (44% in)
  • He meant Ham, who beamed with delight and assent over the bag of shrimps.
    Chapters 7-9 (34% in)
  • I thanked her, without making any demonstration of joy, lest it should induce her to withdraw her assent.
    Chapters 10-12 (6% in)
  • I nodded assent.
    Chapters 10-12 (10% in)
  • 'No doubt!' returned Miss Murdstone, though, I thought, not with a very ready or gracious assent.
    Chapters 13-15 (64% in)
  • My aunt nodded assent.
    Chapters 13-15 (90% in)
  • I assented to this proposal, in default of being able to suggest anything else.
    Chapters 19-21 (28% in)
  • Mr. Barkis turned his eyes upon me, as if for my assent to this result of his reflections in bed; and I gave it.
    Chapters 19-21 (78% in)
  • Miss Mowcher winked assent.
    Chapters 22-24 (25% in)
  • I murmured an assent, which was full of feeling, considering that I knew nothing at all about him; and I inquired what Mr. Traddles was by profession.
    Chapters 25-27 (18% in)
  • 'Far from it,' assented Miss Murdstone.
    Chapters 25-27 (61% in)
  • As Traddles seemed to expect that I should assent to this as a matter of course, I nodded; and he went on, with the same sprightly patience — I can find no better expression — as before.
    Chapters 25-27 (89% in)
  • I was unwilling to damp my good friend's confidence, and therefore assented.
    Chapters 34-36 (11% in)
  • He assented to this in the most earnest manner; and implored me, if I should see him wandering an inch out of the right course, to recall him by some of those superior methods which were always at my command.
    Chapters 34-36 (21% in)
  • Mr. Spenlow apologetically murmured his assent.
    Chapters 37-39 (29% in)
  • 'Be it so,' assented Miss Lavinia, with a sigh — 'until I have had an opportunity of observing them.'
    Chapters 40-42 (40% in)
  • 'Be it so, Clarissa!' assented Miss Lavinia resignedly — 'to me — and receiving our concurrence.
    Chapters 40-42 (41% in)
  • He assented, and prepared to accompany me.
    Chapters 46-48 (32% in)
  • I nodded assent to the pretty inquiry of the raised eyebrows, and kissed the parted lips.
    Chapters 46-48 (85% in)
  • ' 'It is quite true,' assented Traddles.
    Chapters 52-54 (34% in)
  • 'That is the principal, I may say the only difficulty, my dear Mr. Copperfield,' assented his wife.
    Chapters 52-54 (52% in)
  • 'Precisely so,' assented Mrs. Micawber.
    Chapters 52-54 (74% in)
  • My aunt, retaining her stiff position, and apparent composure, assented with a nod.
    Chapters 52-54 (92% in)

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