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Lord of the Flies
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assert
Used in
Lord of the Flies
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  • So Ralph asserted his chieftainship and could not have chosen a better way if he had thought for days.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Jack had meant to leave him in doubt, as an assertion of power; but Piggy by advertising his omission made more cruelty necessary.  (not reviewed by editor)

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