Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Everything that you have been asserting Hope's daily life disproves.

He was moved in his simplicity to urge moderation by asserting the claims of his own personality.

It was the Wild still clinging to him, asserting itself through him.

I only beg of you to aid me in asserting my claim on life by telling how I may win bread.

Nor is Plato wrong in asserting that family attachments may interfere with higher aims.

I developed a mania for asserting my power and getting myself talked about.

And am I not right in asserting that there are two goddesses?

The mercury in the national temperament was asserting itself.

Already the subtle lure of the wilderness was asserting itself.

Besides, Heyst in his fine detachment had lost the habit of asserting himself.