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assert
Used in
The Awakening
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  • "You are too lenient, too lenient by far, Leonce," asserted the Colonel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Robert started to reassure her, asserting that he had known a lady who had subsisted upon nougat during the entireóbut seeing the color mount into Mrs. Pontellier's face he checked himself and changed the subject.  (not reviewed by editor)

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