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used in Great Expectations

16 uses
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to express agreement — especially with a statement or proposal to do something
  • "Of course, or girl, Mr. Hubble," assented Mr. Wopsle, rather irritably, "but there is no girl present."
    Chapter 4 (64% in)
  • "Certainly!" assented Joe.
    Chapter 7 (50% in)
  • Mr. Pumblechook winked assent; from which I at once inferred that he had never seen Miss Havisham, for she was nothing of the kind.
    Chapter 9 (26% in)
  • Mr. Wopsle, with a majestic remembrance of old discomfiture, assented; but not warmly.
    Chapter 10 (54% in)
  • "What is easier, you know?" assented Miss Sarah Pocket.
    Chapter 11 (54% in)
  • "No, Pip," Joe assented, as if he had been contending for that, all along; "and what I say to you is, you are right, Pip."
    Chapter 15 (26% in)
  • At length it had come into my head that the sign looked like a hammer, and on my lustily calling that word in my sister's ear, she had begun to hammer on the table and had expressed a qualified assent.
    Chapter 16 (81% in)
  • "No, no," my guardian assented; "don't have too much to do with him.
    Chapter 26 (96% in)
  • I modestly assented, and we all fell through a little dirty swing door, into a sort of hot packing-case immediately behind it.
    Chapter 31 (60% in)
  • He nodded assent, and pulled out his thief-dreaded watch, and asked me where I was going to dine?
    Chapter 36 (65% in)
  • "Yes," I assented.
    Chapter 43 (49% in)
  • I cordially assented.
    Chapter 45 (39% in)
  • It was as much as I could do to assent.
    Chapter 48 (27% in)
  • "So!" said she, assenting with her head, but not looking at me.
    Chapter 49 (23% in)
  • Herbert assented to all this, and we went out immediately after breakfast to pursue our investigations.
    Chapter 52 (33% in)
  • "The man says," Joe assented.
    Chapter 57 (70% in)

There are no more uses of "assent" in Great Expectations.

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