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Assurer

A chiefly British term for insurer.
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We have been made quite uneasy by the poor accounts we have had of her state, lately, I do assure you.
I know there are many people going about who tell such plausible stories that it is very hard to see through them, but there is a style about your language which assures me of your good disposition.
The word "artel," despite its apparent similarity, has, Mr Aylmer Maude assures me, no connection with "ars" or "arte.
Welton; they quarrelled about something, I don't know what, but Anna assures me Mrs.
which assures us that the first letter is A, and that the first two words are 'A good.
Amid frequent and thoughtful endeavors to remember; amid earnest struggles to regather some token of the state of seeming nothingness into which my soul had lapsed, there have been moments when I have dreamed of success; there have been brief, very brief periods when I have conjured up remembrances which the lucid reason of a later epoch assures me could have had reference only to that condition of seeming unconsciousness.
It is so much the more gracious on your part to accept my invitation with such frankness, as my cooks are but few and inexperienced, and my providers have returned this evening empty-handed; so that if it had not been for a fisherman of your nation who strayed into our camp, General Monk would have gone to bed without his supper to-day; I have, then, some fresh fish to offer you, as the vendor assures me.
Still, notwithstanding their united force, every step they take within the debatable ground is taken in fear and trembling, and with the utmost precaution: and an Indian trader assures us that he has seen at least five hundred of them, armed and equipped for action, and keeping watch upon the hill tops, while about fifty were hunting in the prairie.
The mate assures him that he will find a nice new Ray all ready in the liner's engine-room.
Lestrade, of Scotland Yard, is acting already in the matter, but he assures me that he sees no objection to your co-operation, and that he even thinks that it might be of some assistance.
Major Murphy, to whom I owe most of my facts, assures me that he has never heard of any misunderstanding between the pair.
My Lady, with a disdainful gesture of the hand that holds the screen, assures him of his being worth no complaint from her.