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assent
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

13 uses
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Definition
to express agreement — especially with a statement or proposal to do something
  • Teresa felt a flush pass over her face; she looked at Luigi, who could not refuse his assent.
    Chapters 33-34 (33% in)
  • Franz silently assented; and the following afternoon, at half-past five o'clock, the young men parted.
    Chapters 37-38 (99% in)
  • Monte Cristo inclined himself without answering, but the gesture might pass for assent.
    Chapters 41-42 (48% in)
  • The Nubian smiled assentingly to his master's words, then, kneeling on one knee, respectfully kissed the hand of the count.
    Chapters 45-46 (67% in)
  • Danglars bowed assentingly.
    Chapters 45-46 (91% in)
  • Ali bowed his head in token of assent.
    Chapters 47-48 (24% in)
  • He signified assent; only think of the poor old man's being so pleased to think that you, who were a perfect stranger to him, had been made an officer of the Legion of Honor!
    Chapters 51-52 (41% in)
  • The paralytic closed his eyes in token of assent.
    Chapters 57-58 (82% in)
  • The old man assented.
    Chapters 57-58 (87% in)
  • Noirtier gave his assent.
    Chapters 59-60 (26% in)
  • The eye of Noirtier clearly showed by its expression that he was not deceived by the false assent given by Madame de Villefort's words and manner to the motives which she supposed him to entertain.
    Chapters 59-60 (29% in)
  • "Is it, then, to Mademoiselle Valentine de Villefort that you leave these 900,000 francs?" demanded the notary, thinking he had only to insert this clause, but waiting first for the assent of Noirtier, which it was necessary should be given before all the witnesses of this singular scene.
    Chapters 59-60 (30% in)
  • Monte Cristo nodded his head in token of assent.
    Chapters 65-66 (76% in)

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