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assent
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Elinor could hardly keep her countenance as she assented to the hardship of such an obligation.
  • He paused for her assent and compassion; and she forced herself to say, "Your expenses both in town and country must certainly be considerable; but your income is a large one."
  • They all looked their assent; it seemed too awful a moment for speech.
  • Elinor bowed her assent.
  • Marianne assented most feelingly to the remark; and her mother was led by it to an enumeration of Colonel Brandon’s injuries and merits, warm as friendship and design could unitedly dictate.
  • Elinor could NOT remember it;—but her mother, without waiting for her assent, continued, "And his manners, the Colonel’s manners are not only more pleasing to me than Willoughby’s ever were, but they are of a kind I well know to be more solidly attaching to Marianne.

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  • She takes my silence as assent.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Their murmurs of assent and disapproval gave her a sense of order and rightness.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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