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reassert

verb
     
re‧as‧sert [transitive]
1

reassert your authority/power/control

to do or say something to make your position stronger after a period when it seemed weak:
The Prime Minister aimed to reassert his authority.
2 to state a fact or opinion again, often more strongly or more clearly:
He used the opportunity to reassert his position on energy policy.
3

reassert itself

if something reasserts itself, it returns or becomes stronger after a period when it was missing or weak:
At last, common sense had reasserted itself.

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