To see all instances of the word
assert
used in
Washington Square
please enable javascript.

assert
Used in
Washington Square
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • From this assertion Mrs. Penniman saw no reason to dissent; she possibly reflected that her own great use in the world was owing to her aptitude for many things.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Catherine's outbreak of anger and the sense of wrong gave her, while they lasted, the satisfaction that comes from all assertion of force; they hurried her along, and there is always a sort of pleasure in cleaving the air.  (not reviewed by editor)

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

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