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assert
Used In
Girl Interrupted
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  • One or the other would assert itself, rush or dribble through me, and pass on.
  • Alternation between dependency and self-assertion is common.

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  • If you are not crazy, the second interpreter’s assertion, that ’this is a bureau", will be acceptable to the first interpreter.

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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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