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affirm
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Heart of Darkness
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  • No; I can’t forget him, though I am not prepared to affirm the fellow was exactly worth the life we lost in getting to him.
  • And the intimate profundity of that look he gave me when he received his hurt remains to this day in my memory—like a claim of distant kinship affirmed in a supreme moment.
  • It was an affirmation, a moral victory paid for by innumerable defeats, by abominable terrors, by abominable satisfactions.
  • ’Your success in Europe is assured in any case,’ I affirmed, steadily.
  • This is the reason why I affirm that Kurtz was a remarkable man.

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  • Maria affirmed that she has complete faith in the other members of the team.
  • The artist has one function—to affirm and glorify life.
    W. Edward Brown

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