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
The liberals have allowed that belief to emerge by acquiescing in conservative inconsistency.Originalists Making It Up Again: McCutcheon and ‘Corruption’|Lawrence Lessig|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By acquiescing to the formation of a new state, Telangana, India is setting a dangerous precedent of ethnic division.
By acquiescing, the Supreme Court made it look like they were in the tank for Bush.What if the Supreme Court Had Declined to Hear Bush v. Gore?|Megan McArdle|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But acquiescing to that pessimism means acquiescing to new spasms of terrible violence.The Conversation Israel and Palestine Needs to Have|Peter Beinart, Alan M. Dershowitz|December 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But acquiescing to talks without a settlement freeze would be a major backtrack for Abbas and probably hurt his public standing.Obama’s Calculated Middle East Game: Can He Bring Peace?|Dan Ephron|May 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It is not simply acquiescing in that Covenant in the heart, but signifying that acquiescence in a positive service.
Angels in light, acquiescing in God's law, were at least virtually in covenant with him.
All the parties immediately concerned were apparently so desperately acquiescing in his suit, that he soon grew uneasy.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
And George was called in to settle the controversy, both parties acquiescing in his decision.From Farm House to the White House|William M. Thayer
Let us prove the truth of our profession by at least not acquiescing, without resistance, in such assailments.Private Papers of William Wilberforce|William Wilberforce