Sentence Examples


  • He, um, has been very assertive and direct.
  • "He, um, has been very assertive and direct," she added.
  • No courtier was ever more assertive of his prerogatives.
  • While in that rank he was led by his self-assertive temper into a quarrel with his superior, Lieutenant Philip Beaver (1766-1813), for which he was sent before a court-martial.
  • Albemarle county was then in the frontier wilderness of the Blue Ridge, and was very different, socially, from the lowland counties where 'a few broad-acred families dominated an open-handed, somewhat luxurious and assertive aristocracy.

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