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assent
used in Howards End

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Definition
to express agreement — especially with a statement or proposal to do something
  • They vigorously assented, and rushed on, and when she inquired whether there was any news of Helen, her hostess was too much occupied in placing Rothenstein to answer.
    Chapter 9 (15% in)
  • Frieda assented, and in a few minutes they had crossed the ridge and exchanged the greater view for the lesser.
    Chapter 19 (31% in)

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