“It certainly demonstrates their effort to re-assert themselves in the region and regain their past form,” this official added.
But the principle for which we contended is bound to re-assert itself, though it may be at another time and in another form.
For this abandonment of any attempt to re-assert the royal authority he has been generally blamed.
The things of the mind on which all nations have co-operated in the past will re-assert their sway.
For Bbur to re-assert that supremacy by assuming the Khqns style was highly opportune at this moment.
But as the Egyptian church had lost its great champion, the emperor ventured to re-assert his authority.
Let mankind be thrown back a hundred times, and a hundred times the better tendencies of evolution will re-assert themselves.
On Rumsey's evenings, the forgotten art of conversation seemed once again to struggle to re-assert itself.
The new emperor at once took steps to re-assert, if possible, his authority in Belgium without having recourse to armed force.
I am glad here to re-assert opinions which it has grieved me to be suspected of having changed.
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.