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assent
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
to express agreement — especially with a statement or proposal to do something
  • The Jew nodded assent.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (44% in)
  • Perhaps these were reasons for the old gentleman's giving his assent; but, whether they were or no, he told Oliver he might go, and placed him under the joint guardianship of Charley Bates, and his friend the Dodger.
    Chapter 10 — Oliver Becomes Better Acquainted with the Characters of His.... (14% in)
  • Master Bates nodded assent, and would have spoken, but the recollection of Oliver's flight came so suddenly upon him, that the smoke he was inhaling got entangled with a laugh, and went up into his head, and down into his throat: and brought on a fit of coughing and stamping, about five minutes long.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (61% in)
  • 'Will ten do?' asked Fagin, adding, as Mr. Claypole nodded assent, 'What name shall I tell my good friend.'
    Chapter 42 — An Old Acquaintance of Oliver's, Exhibiting Decided Marks.... (95% in)
  • Mr. Bolter put his hand to his neckerchief, as if he felt it inconveniently tight; and murmured an assent, qualified in tone but not in substance.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (12% in)
  • Mr. Bolter nodded assent, and Fagin, after contemplating the grief of Charley Bates for some seconds with evident satisfaction, stepped up to that young gentleman and patted him on the shoulder.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (37% in)

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