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assertive

MedspeakUK Referring to clear, honest and direct communication, without avoiding issues or resorting to manipulative or aggressive behaviour.
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COP KILLER by Donald Gordon UNDERSTANDING JIHAD by David Cook THE SHADE OF SWORDS: The Conflict Between Islam and Christianity by M J Akbar THE ART OF DECEPTION by Kevin D Mitnick MESSAGE FROM HELL by A J Quinnell ASSERTIVELY GAY by Terry Sanderson WICKED IN BED by Shari Campbell THE STUD by Jackie Collins SNOOP DOGG autobiography CRIME AND PUNISHMENT by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (from the shelves of HMP Featherstone library)
s family, communicating assertively with the healthcare team and providing expert clinical care.
Passive people lack self-confidence to communicate assertively.
Bilanich reminded me to act assertively, keep my integrity, and to learn from the situation.
In the postwar sections, Franck's style hints at the frankness of Wolfgang Borchert and Heinrich Bo11, while remaining, assertively, her own.
Many of us easily settle into what may seem a comfortable position instead of assertively setting goals for our advancement.
Being able to communicate openly, comfortably and assertively with your doctor can help you make good health decisions and stay well.
Her Ronit speaks more quickly and assertively, for example, than her soft-spoken cloistered childhood friends.
The key to an open encounter could be an early goal, which would almost certainly persuade one of the teams to assertively go in pursuit of the equaliser.
The recycled car tyres used to clad the Environmental Education Centre in Pennsylvania (p52) and the ribbed copper cladding of the new Business School in Bifrost, designed by Studio Granda (p82), both create skins that act as emphatic signs; signs that assertively announce the function of one building and register the setting of the other.
Nick (Tim Daly), a cop with a gambling problem, and Kathryn (Kim Raver), an assistant district attorney, also apparently acted assertively, while the actions of the bank manager Malcolm (Chi McBride), his daughter Felicia (Dana Davis), and bank tellers and sister Eva (Lourdes Benedicto) and Franny (Camille Guaty) are unclear.
Maybe all of us breathe a collective sigh of relief when Peter answers so clearly and assertively.