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And that for one who had apparently deceived her in assuring her that her heart was free?

Assuring Adams therefore of this truth, he begged him to give some account how he came there.

Assuring him that I was quite well, I asked the name of the other ship.

And in spite of the assuring voice, the hand inspired distrust.

It was almost as if he were assuring himself of the safety of revealing himself.

However, Roudier calmed Granoux by assuring him that the town was free.

She seemed to be assuring him, in an agonised way, of his own good faith.

She took the money, assuring me that she was vastly obliged to me.

I thanked her, assuring her that I would reward her generously.

I replied by assuring him that all I had was at his service.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French asseurer (12c., Modern French assurer) "to reassure, calm, protect, to render sure," from Vulgar Latin *assecurar, from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + securus "safe, secure" (see secure (adj.)). Related: Assured; assuring.

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