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assent
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to express agreement — especially with a statement or proposal to do something
  • He charges him thrice the usual sum; and it's assented to.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (60% in)
  • To all this I joyously assented; for besides the affection I now felt for Queequeg, he was an experienced harpooneer, and as such, could not fail to be of great usefulness to one, who, like me, was wholly ignorant of the mysteries of whaling, though well acquainted with the sea, as known to merchant seamen.
    Chapters 10-12 -- A Bosom Friend; Nightgown; Biographical (97% in)

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