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self-asserting

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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

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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

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The first known use of self-asserting was in 1821

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“Self-asserting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-asserting. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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