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 Meanings and Examples of ASSENT
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assent
 v.  express agreement to what is proposed; accept
Example Sentence:
1  Parliament gave its assent to war.
2  Once the directors have given their assent to the proposal we can begin.
3  Medicine is, by common assent, a good profession.
4  It gives me great pleasure to assent to your request.
Classic Sentence: (99 in 7 pages)
1  They all looked their assent; it seemed too awful a moment for speech.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37
2  Mr. Pumblechook winked assent; from which I at once inferred that he had never seen Miss Havisham, for she was nothing of the kind.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IX
3  It was as much as I could do to assent.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVIII
4  He meant Ham, who beamed with delight and assent over the bag of shrimps.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
5  I thanked her, without making any demonstration of joy, lest it should induce her to withdraw her assent.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
6  Mr. Barkis turned his eyes upon me, as if for my assent to this result of his reflections in bed; and I gave it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
7  I murmured an assent, which was full of feeling, considering that I knew nothing at all about him; and I inquired what Mr. Traddles was by profession.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
8  Mr. Spenlow apologetically murmured his assent.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
9  I nodded assent to the pretty inquiry of the raised eyebrows, and kissed the parted lips.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
10  Alexey Alexandrovitch bowed his head in assent.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 5
11  Receiving her assent, he said to his wife in French something about caring less to smoke than to talk.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 31
12  Her voice was raised questioningly, as though she hung on Gerald's assent to her plan, a mere formality but one dear to the heart of Gerald.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
13  It was the threat of the convent that finally won the assent of bewildered and heartstricken Pierre Robillard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
14  Scarlett could only nod, a strangled feeling in her throat, and she gently pressed the hand she held by way of assent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
15  But his box contained only a line of rapturous assent from Gerty, and he was turning away disappointed when he was hailed by a voice from the smoking room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14