[ as-en-tey-shuh n ]
/ ˌæs ɛnˈteɪ ʃən /
the practice of assenting readily, especially obsequiously.
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Words nearby assentation
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Example sentences from the Web for assentation
With him Placebo justifies his assentation on the ground that lords are better informed than their inferiors.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1|Alexander Pope
British Dictionary definitions for assentation
/ (ˌæsɛnˈteɪʃən) /
servile or hypocritical agreement
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