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assert
Used in
Girl Interrupted
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  • Alternation between dependency and self-assertion is common.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One or the other would assert itself, rush or dribble through me, and pass on.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If you are not crazy, the second interpreter's assertion, that `this is a bureau", will be acceptable to the first interpreter.  (not reviewed by editor)

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