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  1. the simple past tense and past participle of acquiesce.

Origin of acquiesced


Words Nearby acquiesced Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use acquiesced in a sentence

  • He didn't need to, because Labor acquiesced as a government-financed housing boom continued in existing settlements.

    The Last Revolutionary | Gershom Gorenberg | July 2, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • "Well, my dear, if you look upon it in that light there is no more to be said," acquiesced the husband.

  • Toby acquiesced; and they hurried through the main street of the little town, which at that late hour was wholly deserted.

  • In these measures Mr. Dickinson acquiesced, as John Adams had submitted to the petition.

  • They acquiesced delightedly and accordingly that evening a huge bundle of stationery was left at their door.

    Those Dale Girls | Frank Weston Carruth
  • "There ain't any too many teams for hire around here," she acquiesced; and there was another silence.

    Summer | Edith Wharton