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synonyms for acquiescence

  • acceptance
  • assent
  • concurrence
  • consent
  • obedience
  • yielding
  • accession
  • approval
  • compliance
  • conformity
  • permission
  • resignation
  • submission
  • submissiveness
  • giving-in

antonyms for acquiescence

MOST RELEVANT
  • disagreement
  • dissent
  • refusal
  • denial
  • fight
  • nonconformity
  • resistance
  • veto
  • insubordination
  • rebellion
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How to use acquiescence in a sentence

Your daughter-in-law's antipathy to you has withstood the test of time, as has your child's acquiescence to it.
CAROLYN HAX: GRUDGE OVER THE WEDDING-DAY SEATING CHART ENTERS YEAR 8, AND COUNTINGCAROLYN HAXJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Most of us think compromise is a good outcome, but Follett wrote that compromising is just the practice of hammering out partial acquiescence from all participants.
THERE IS A BETTER WAY TO USE POWER AT WORK. THIS FORGOTTEN BUSINESS GURU HAS THE SECRETSMATTHEW BARZUNJUNE 15, 2021TIME
Baier asked if they didn’t have a point, that by being so outspoken on a subject that has mostly inspired acquiescence or silence she couldn’t be effective as a leader.
LIZ CHENEY BRINGS HER ANTI-LION MESSAGE TO THE LION’S DENPHILIP BUMPMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Now, Republicans have rewarded Greene with a coveted seat on the Education and Labor Committee, a post that she probably could not have won without the acquiescence of her onetime critics, McCarthy and Scalise.
HOW REP. MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE, PROMOTER OF QANON’S BASELESS THEORIES, ROSE WITH SUPPORT FROM KEY REPUBLICANSMICHAEL KRANISH, REIS THEBAULT, STEPHANIE MCCRUMMENJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Rawlings was compelled to secure World Bank and International Monetary Fund assistance, a tactical acquiescence that proved pivotal for heritage.
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It is not simply acquiescing in that Covenant in the heart, but signifying that acquiescence in a positive service.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It is the definite exercise of giving acquiescence to that Covenant in its whole character.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Inasmuch as gracious capacities lead to acquiescence in what God requires.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Bowing again in silent acquiescence, the white-haired servant closed the door and left her.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
Tatsu rose instantly, though the gesture was far from giving an effect of acquiescence.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACQUIESCENCE

  • accepting
  • acknowledgment
  • acquiescence
  • acquiring
  • admission
  • agreement
  • approval
  • assent
  • compliance
  • consent
  • cooperation
  • gaining
  • getting
  • go ahead
  • green light
  • nod
  • obtaining
  • okay
  • permission
  • receipt
  • receiving
  • reception
  • recognition
  • securing
  • taking on
  • undertaking
  • yes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.