self-asserting

[ self-uh-sur-shuhn, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-asserting
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Can we, then, consistently with such a position, be self-asserting and self-claimant?

Had he been more bold and self-asserting, she might have accorded him greater respect.

There is nothing anarchic or self-asserting in his plea for freedom.

"Good-morning," said Mr. Orridge, with self-asserting abruptness and familiarity.

Her self-asserting manner had vanished; she was quiet, she was even humble.

He had been ever bold and self-asserting; but now he was perhaps a little over-bold.

It is a good thing for women to be self-asserting and independent.

His self-asserting independence had gone, in its place was growing a homely sympathy for the troubled man.

The Doctor, though he was a self-asserting and somewhat violent man, was thoroughly soft-hearted.

He was ardent, confident, self-asserting, but not disagreeably either one or the other.

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