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assert
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The Fountainhead
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  • He told himself merely that his paternal affection was asserting itself quite against his will.
  • They are not to assert their little egos, but to express the soul of their country and the rhythm of their time.

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  • His imperial personality carried him to victory in any encounter with a client’s thrift; behind him stood the stern, unspoken, overwhelming assertion that he was an Artist.

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as in: asserted her opinion that... Define
to say that something is true -- especially something disputed
as in: asserted her authority Define
to be forceful in exercising rights
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