verb (used without object), ac·qui·esced, ac·qui·esc·ing.
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Origin of acquiesce
OTHER WORDS FROM acquiesceac·qui·esc·ing·ly, adverbnon·ac·qui·esc·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for acquiesce
The underlying problem is whether conservatives can continue to acquiesce quietly in a rendition of the causes of the decline of the Republic and the entire Western world which is false.Long before QAnon, Ronald Reagan and the GOP purged John Birch extremists from the party|Erick Trickey|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
TV networks will face the potential fallout from acquiescing to advertisers’ flexibility demands, while advertisers will see whether the money they moved to streaming in last year’s upfront was well spent.Here are the five major forces and trends that will shape the future of TV in 2021|Tim Peterson|January 6, 2021|Digiday
Rather than reject it or treat it in an aloof manner, they always seemed to acquiesce to it.In HBO’s magnificent Bee Gees documentary, broken hearts — and icon status — can finally be mended|Hank Stuever|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
It doesn’t help that, despite decades of effort, America’s federal government has not acquiesced to requests to recognize the existence of the modern Acjachemen, Mutsun Ohlone, Tongva and numerous other tribes in the area.
“She was put in a terrible position,” Fletcher said of Wooten’s decision to acquiesce to Newsom’s determination.
He was force of nature and a force for good that eventually, they had to acquiesce.
Why should we acquiesce in the preparation of our spirits for the worst kind of servility—slavery to fate?
Yet as with cars, the gun industry rejects all responsibility for itself - and gun advocates acquiesce.
Are five crotchety conservative men likely to decide to acquiesce to this change, or fight it?
If you let by without dispute a failure of language you acquiesce in an affront against literary integrity.Letter to a Young Critic: William Giraldi Defends True Criticism|William Giraldi|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The old gentleman pressed us to remain, as the meeting would begin immediately, and we were delighted to acquiesce.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
To be law-abiding means to acquiesce, if not directly participate, in that conspiracy.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
I acquiesce in this hand of fate; for I think another cold just now would just about do for me.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
There was nothing to do but acquiesce; especially as I now was trying to draw from him something of what had brought him there.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
He would acquiesce in the sufficiency of the reason first given, "bodies which contain more particles are heavier."A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill