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  • verb Present participle of acquiesce.

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Examples

  • But several instances have come to my knowledge, in which Union men of a sterner cast than those described as acquiescing compromisers were defeated in the election, and, aside from

    Report on the Condition of the South

  • And yet the idea of acquiescing in his friend's sudden departure was very painful to him.

    Orley Farm

  • Even more egregiously misleading is the claim that the President abused his power by "acquiescing" in the efforts of the Secret Service to assert a protective function privilege.

    The White House Rebuttal

  • Even more egregiously misleading is the claim that the President abused his power by "acquiescing" in the efforts of the Secret Service to assert a protective function privilege.

    Initial Response To Referral Of Office Of Independent Counsel

  • "Well!" said Ellen, with a kind of acquiescing sigh – "at any rate now we must wait until next Christmas."

    The Wide, Wide World

  • "Well!" said Ellen, with a kind of acquiescing sigh, — "at any rate now we must wait until next Christmas."

    The Wide, Wide World

  • "Well!" said Ellen, with a kind of acquiescing sigh, "at any rate now we must wait until next Christmas."

    The Wide, Wide World

  • Paul Hogan of "acquiescing" in the establishment and operation of structures designed to avoid tax, in partly censored documents released to the Federal Court late yesterday.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Gould said Burns has abandoned his conservative principles in favor of "acquiescing" to Gov.

    azcentral.com | news

  • We might feel that this is a weak option because we are somehow 'acquiescing' to their bad behaviour.

    British Blogs

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