Thesaurus / assert oneself

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It may be needful, on occasion, to assert oneself, or at least one's authority; but it is difficult to do it without sin.

I believe in such a place as London unless one has resolution to assert oneself people think one is a sort of shadow.

The Way of AmbitionRobert Hichens

To exist is to assert oneself, to affirm oneself, to love oneself; he to whom life is a burthen rids himself of it.

At my age,” she straightened herself proudly, “one must assert oneself!

The Love Affairs of PixieMrs George de Horne Vaizey

The desire to assert oneself is no less powerful, in the social interplay, than the impulse to submission.

How is one to intimidate, persuade, resist, assert oneself against them?

VictoryJoseph Conrad

One had to say something if only to assert oneself against that wearisome, passionless and crushing uproar.

ChanceJoseph Conrad

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