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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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assert
Used in
Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Harry persisted in the common room that evening, but his assertion that the whole team would be devastated if Ron left was somewhat undermined by the fact that the rest of the team was sitting in a huddle in a distant corner, clearly muttering about Ron and casting him nasty looks.  (not reviewed by editor)

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