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affirm
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The House of Mirth
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  • She had never heard him speak with such energy of affirmation.
  • And as he wavered before her, still watching for a break in the impenetrable front she presented: "Don’t give me up; I may still do credit to my training!" she affirmed.
  • Her loudly affirmed pleasure at seeing Miss Bart took the form of a nebulous generalization, which included neither enquiries as to her future nor the expression of a definite wish to see her again.
  • I see," she affirmed, with the more earnestness because she was so nervously conscious that she did not; and after a pause she added: "I’m so sorry—but ought we to have waited?"

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  • Maria affirmed that she has complete faith in the other members of the team.
  • The artist has one function—to affirm and glorify life.
    W. Edward Brown

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