OTHER WORDS FROM acquiescencenon·ac·qui·es·cence, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH acquiescenceacquiescence , permission
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How to use acquiescence in a sentence
Your daughter-in-law's antipathy to you has withstood the test of time, as has your child's acquiescence to it.Carolyn Hax: Grudge over the wedding-day seating chart enters Year 8, and counting|Carolyn Hax|July 23, 2021|Washington Post
Most of us think compromise is a good outcome, but Follett wrote that compromising is just the practice of hammering out partial acquiescence from all participants.There Is a Better Way to Use Power at Work. This Forgotten Business Guru Has the Secrets|Matthew Barzun|June 15, 2021|Time
Baier asked if they didn’t have a point, that by being so outspoken on a subject that has mostly inspired acquiescence or silence she couldn’t be effective as a leader.Liz Cheney brings her anti-lion message to the lion’s den|Philip Bump|May 14, 2021|Washington Post
Now, Republicans have rewarded Greene with a coveted seat on the Education and Labor Committee, a post that she probably could not have won without the acquiescence of her onetime critics, McCarthy and Scalise.How Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, promoter of QAnon’s baseless theories, rose with support from key Republicans|Michael Kranish, Reis Thebault, Stephanie McCrummen|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
Rawlings was compelled to secure World Bank and International Monetary Fund assistance, a tactical acquiescence that proved pivotal for heritage.How former president Rawlings pioneered heritage tourism in Ghana|Rachel Ama Asaa Engmann|January 29, 2021|Quartz
William appears to have organized acquiescence by English lords for John, and was duly awarded when he was made Earl of Pembroke.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meese, with the tacit acquiescence of other top officials, had laid out a version of events all were expected to uphold.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But with winking acquiescence, the FDA, though nominally still watching over shoulders, more or less disappeared.New Study Says Doctors Can’t “Just Say No” to Their Patients|Kent Sepkowitz|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Latin powerhouse's acquiescence to La Paz has been particularly glaring.
There is no effective congressional oversight, as we can see by the acquiescence of the intelligence and judiciary committees.Daniel Ellsberg: Edward Snowden Is a Hero and We Need More Whistleblowers|Daniel Ellsberg|June 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is not simply acquiescing in that Covenant in the heart, but signifying that acquiescence in a positive service.
It is the definite exercise of giving acquiescence to that Covenant in its whole character.
Inasmuch as gracious capacities lead to acquiescence in what God requires.
Bowing again in silent acquiescence, the white-haired servant closed the door and left her.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
Tatsu rose instantly, though the gesture was far from giving an effect of acquiescence.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa