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But her new theory of acceptance did not comprehend everything.

Humility, like the artistic, acceptance of all experiences, is merely a mode of manifestation.

I have, however, to do it, and now and then I have moments of submission and acceptance.

I was not insensible to the advantages of his proposal, and gladly assured him of my acceptance.

An acceptance so direct left Clarence no alternative: his fate was decided.

I hope it is deserving the acceptance of the illustrious Caeri.

Our aim is to bring him to the acceptance of our conception of duty.

Thereafter the laws enforcing the acceptance of assignats were strengthened.

Thus noble in every case is the acceptance of another for the sake of virtue.

However, she declared that she should take his acceptance for granted.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from Middle French acceptance, from accepter (see accept). Earlier in same sense was acceptation (late 14c.).

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