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Anne Of Green Gables
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assert
Used in
Anne Of Green Gables
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  • She persisted in asserting that she had not taken the brooch.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I hate you—I hate you—I hate you—" a louder stamp with each assertion of hatred.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Anne's "so there" was only intended to emphasize her assertion, but Marilla took it as a display of defiance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mrs. Rachel was not often sick and had a well-defined contempt for people who were; but grippe, she asserted, was like no other illness on earth and could only be interpreted as one of the special visitations of Providence.  (not reviewed by editor)

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