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He grew listless and indifferent, acquiescent in these steep efforts that the next moment must throw away.
Sleeping or waking, resisting or acquiescent, Pierre's head was in serious danger, if it threatened lise.
BLUE GOOSEFRANK LEWIS NASON
When that happened which was appointed to happen, it must find him not only acquiescent but serene and undisturbed.
These achievements often leave me a little cold, intellectually acquiescent, nothing more.
For how long content—content is not the word: despairingly acquiescent—theres no word to express that—I can noway tell.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
I felt in her all the heaviness of the acquiescent since Time began.
MY LITTLE SISTERELIZABETH ROBINS
This time Eleanor's hesitation was not entirely acquiescent.
MANSLAUGHTERALICE DUER MILLER
"Which will not be for some years to come," said Mrs. Ryle, feeling pleased with the boy's acquiescent spirit.
TREVLYN HOLDMRS. HENRY WOOD
With an acquiescent gesture, John Ryder tapped the table with his gavel and rose to address his fellow directors.
Jackson complied with an affectation of acquiescent gaiety ludicrous to behold.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A POLICEMANWILLIAM RUSSELL (AKA THOMAS WATERS)

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