Does her character continue to find her independence and assert herself in their marriage this season?
Pope Francis used this story to assert that, like that first Francis, Christians have on too many clothes.
The Bush administration once went so far as to assert that the Iraq War would pay for itself!
Even Romney fans admit the hurricane presents a great opportunity for the president to assert command.
The airlines like to assert that airfares are lower than they were in years past.
We may therefore venture to assert that neither of these plays was acted earlier than 1593.
It was an insult to the divine powers to assert that they had taken the part of a race horse.
My two guests would tell me nothing, except to assert that they knew nothing of their followers, or why they began shooting.
All admit or assert that the lance is in this warfare the better weapon.
They set England at the center of the stage, and talk of her ambition to assert her economic dominion throughout the world.
c.1600, "declare," from Latin assertus, past participle of asserere "claim, maintain, affirm" (see assertion). Related: Asserted; asserting. To assert oneself "stand up for one's rights" is recorded from 1879.