acquiescence

[ ak-wee-es-uh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF acquiescence

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACQUIESCENCE

Peter read it very deliberately, then he nodded in acquiescence.

And has he not promised temper and acquiescence, on the supposition of a change in my mind?

Then she drew a long breath, and bowed her head on her hands in an acquiescence that was like prayer.

Her feelings might have been assuaged by a clean hearth and some acquiescence in her own mood.

Then she smiled graciously and nodded her head in token of acquiescence.

The marquis still maintained a silence which was interpreted as acquiescence.

Hatteras resumed his place with a sign of acquiescence, and folded his arms.

Sir Crispin was no longer puzzled by the readiness of her acquiescence.

There was something eerie about it––the old judge was dazed by their acquiescence.

The old minister bowed an acquiescence, with his hand on his heart.

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