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
Pamela acquiesces to an extremely uncomfortable kiss, and then is finally allowed to go.Louie Attempts Rape (and Explores the ‘Nice Guy’ Phenomenon)|Amy Zimmerman|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the comedian acquiesces and makes a Freddy Krueger joke, the audience turns on him.Are Key and Peele Biracial Geniuses or Are They Just Really Funny?|Sujay Kumar|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So when he announces they are moving to some other neighborhood, city or state she acquiesces with better grace than other types.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
How can he do this if he himself acquiesces in a very imperfect knowledge and practice of his duty?Life of John Coleridge Patteson|Charlotte M. Yonge
It may further happen that a State at first protests, but afterwards either expressly or tacitly acquiesces in the act.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
But if the laws of his country authorise him to do so, and if he acquiesces, any prisoner may be released on parole.International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Against his better judgment her father acquiesces and arrangements for a wedding with Sisupala go forward.The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry|W. G. Archer