Usage examples for assent

  1. She appeared to wait for a word of assent from Mrs. Irwin, but the latter sat in serious silence. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  2. Lady Attwill almost whispered her assent – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  3. Grahame made a sign of assent – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  4. To this he returned a full but somewhat absent- minded assent – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  5. And her father grunted assent – His Family by Ernest Poole
  6. I have your assent – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  7. The philosopher inclined his head in assent – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  8. Gideon Rolfe made a gesture of assent – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  9. He seemed relieved by my assent – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  10. De Launay bowed an assent – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  11. It is not an assent to any opinion, or any number of opinions. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  12. She waited for some sign of assent but Del Ferice's pale face expressed nothing but a sort of grave reproach. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. There was a general murmur of assent – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  14. He laughed assent and said, " Where is he?" – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  15. I knew that she trembled as she bowed her assent but I pretended to be blind. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  16. To my surprise, he did not assent – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  17. Daddy Jack nodded assent and the little boy ran laughing to the " big house." – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  18. This found its way partially to his intelligence and he gave careless assent – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  19. It was his'n,- pointing to the big fellow who stood beside him, and who nodded his head in assent – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  20. He therefore gave his assent and added that he was ready do his part whenever Arorara wished. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis