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His assertiveness was compelling, and even the captain displayed symptoms of being impressed.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Those qualities were greed and persistence in acquisitiveness, cunning and subtlety, also bragging and self-assertiveness.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
He had a peculiar manner of wriggling from the bottom of his back, with fussy self-assertiveness.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
His self-assertiveness irritated those who were accustomed to look for nothing but deference from the persons about them.
THE HISTORY OF THE POST OFFICE IN BRITISH NORTH AMERICAWILLIAM SMITH
But his vanity was that of an honest man, and he was often stung to assertiveness by the malignities of his enemies.
TWELVE NAVAL CAPTAINSMOLLY ELLIOT SEAWELL
Such assertiveness is incompatible with the kind of humble adoration necessary for communion with God.
THE LOVES OF KRISHNA IN INDIAN PAINTING AND POETRYW. G. ARCHER
When she was noisy her noise was a challenge, and when she was quiet her quietness was full of mute assertiveness.
THE CHEERFUL SMUGGLERSELLIS PARKER BUTLER
Oh, that will soon right itself,” said the other with loud assertiveness, “that will right itself damn soon.
WHEN WILLIAM CAMESAKI
They had no assertiveness, so could not aspire to a managerial position, such as might eventually fall to the share of Nelly.
A BED OF ROSESW. L. GEORGE
Monson found, as I soon saw, that my everlasting self-assertiveness was beyond cure.
THE DELUGEDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS

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