toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

assent
used in Persuasion

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
to express agreement — especially with a statement or proposal to do something
  • She received no other answer, than an artificial, assenting smile, followed by a contemptuous glance, as he turned away, which Anne perfectly knew the meaning of.
    Chapter 10 (42% in)

There are no more uses of "assent" in Persuasion.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®