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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACQUIESCED

George was pleased with the change, and acquiesced in all the plans which were made.

Henry acquiesced in his father's wishes, but he did so reluctantly.

And of a truth, I acquiesced in all he said, seeing how shaken in body and mind he was.

He acquiesced, and she got out and walked rapidly on toward the Blank House.

It seemed to make him happier when she acquiesced in his wishes.

“All right,” acquiesced Knowles, without pausing in his work.

So, with an amused smile, he acquiesced in the strange compact.

And he had acquiesced, because of his masculine ignorance of the things which must really be done.

All concerned had acquiesced in this irregular, unauthorized detention.

"Well, that's part of it," acquiesced Frank, and then they listened silently.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Middle French acquiescer (16c.), from Latin acquiescere "to become quiet, remain at rest," thus "be satisfied with," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + quiescere "to become quiet," from quies (genitive quietis) "rest, quiet" (see quiet (n.)). Related: Acquiesced; acquiescing.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.