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Not assertive; reserved.
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in an unassertive manner
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|Adv.||1.||unassertively - in an unassertive manner; "unassertively, she always follows her husband's suggestions"|
assertively - in an assertive manner; "`I will take care of my own life,' she said assertively"
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