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Use "assertively" in a sentence
"It isn't even close: the term really means that the employer will affirmatively (= "assertively," as you put it) seek out women and members of minority groups."
"His manner was almost apologetic yet it was defiantly and assertively right."
"He ran a professional-style offense under Jim Tressel, and when interviewing ESPN host Jon Gruden demonstrated enough football knowledge to assertively but respectfully out-argued Gruden regarding the value of bubble screens in an offense."