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self-asserting


self–asserting

adjective

Definition of SELF-ASSERTING

1
having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude <a bunch of self-asserting upstarts who thought that they could buy their way into high society>
3
having or showing a bold forcefulness in the pursuit of a goal <just the kind of cocky, self-asserting person that you'd expect a sports agent to be>

February 27, 2015
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