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
Example sentences from the Web for acquiesce
Generally speaking, the cost of pushing through real fatigue is greater than the cost of acquiescing to fake fatigue.
Paul quietly asked that it be changed, and the GOP-controlled state senate acquiesced this past session.
Eventually, Stovall acquiesced to filming it but insisted it would “never see the light of day.”Tea Party Candidate In Texas Makes Viral "Turtle Soup" Campaign Ad|Ben Jacobs|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So I never truly made up my mind about what I would do; I suspect though I would have acquiesced and quietly seen the patient.
He didn't need to, because Labor acquiesced as a government-financed housing boom continued in existing settlements.
Other countries, especially the United States, have both rejected the fiction and acquiesced to it.
You acquiesced in the treating of the Sproxton men, as necessary to the efficient working of the reformed constituency?Felix Holt, The Radical|George Eliot
Simon, exceedingly flattered by what he deemed Barelle's thoughtfulness for him, acquiesced at once.When a Cobbler Ruled a King|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Hilbrough acquiesced with a rueful sense that he should be clumsy enough at entertaining a foreigner and a man of title.The Faith Doctor|Edward Eggleston
Bok acquiesced, and a few days afterward received from Mr. Blaine a request to come to Washington.The Americanization of Edward Bok|Edward William Bok
The gentlemen of that honorable body, perceiving our petition to be a logical one, acquiesced with us.The Colored Regulars in the United States Army|T. G. Steward