For all her assurance in sketching out the foibles of the Junior League, Stockett is shakier when it comes to the maids.
To an audience destabilized by seismic changes in the culture, he brings the assurance (and the threat) that Obama et al.
Pakistan's assurance that it is cracking down on pro-Taliban networks is laughable.
So, one has to believe that Obama and Clinton have some kind of assurance from both leaders that a freeze deal can be worked out.
If that assurance was sought and rejected, that should have signaled to Goldman it was looking at something unusual.
He returned to the Molinist, whom he had first visited, with this assurance.
Even that assurance will help me to think more pityingly of her.
The taint of a flippant wit was common to all its members, and their assurance was unbounded.
On this assurance he returned the horn to her, and got what she had promised him.
Between a doubting Christian and one more confirmed, about assurance.
late 14c., "formal or solemn pledge, promise," also "certainty," from Old French asseurance (11c., Modern French assurance) "assurance, promise; truce; certainty, safety, security," from asseurer (see assure). The word had a negative tinge 18c., often suggesting impudence or presumption.