To see all instances of the word
assert
used in
Mansfield Park
please enable javascript.

assert
Used in
Mansfield Park
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • She would only smile and assert.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Susan was only acting on the same truths, and pursuing the same system, which her own judgment acknowledged, but which her more supine and yielding temper would have shrunk from asserting.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But this was immediately opposed by Tom Bertram, who asserted the part of Amelia to be in every respect the property of Miss Crawford, if she would accept it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I looked upon him as the sort of person to be made a fuss with, and to make a fuss himself in any trifling disorder, and was chiefly concerned for those who had to nurse him; but now it is confidently asserted that he is really in a decline, that the symptoms are most alarming, and that part of the family, at least, are aware of it.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: asserted her opinion that...
as in: asserted her authority
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary
VerbalWorkout.com Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.