Thesaurus / acquiescent
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Hurley had assented with acquiescent nods to everything else.
THE COPPERHEADHAROLD FREDERIC
Her state of mind was strangely quiescent and acquiescent in all that was done to her or for her.
ONE SNOWY NIGHTEMILY SARAH HOLT
Mr. Straus saw in this acquiescent mood a chance to appeal directly to President Wilson.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IBURTON J. HENDRICK
Acquiescent token on the part of the new dignitary, Squire Pole.
SANDRA BELLONI, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
But the men too were not so acquiescent, or not at all, as time passed.
THE DAUGHTER OF THE STORAGEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Man, comfortable and acquiescent, wished to amuse himself by a reflex of the life which he no longer aspired to transcend.
You may speak of its rawness and intemperateness—but it is not yet old and wise enough to be acquiescent.
THOUGHTS OUT OF SEASON (PART II)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Jackson complied with an affectation of acquiescent gayety ludicrous to behold.
Elinor grew frightened and acquiescent all in a moment at Celine's baleful threat.
LITTLE GOLDEN'S DAUGHTERMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
The accommodating, acquiescent dame, with scarcely strength to speak, was defeating all three of them on that one point.
THE ROLL-CALLARNOLD BENNETT
WORDS RELATED TO ACQUIESCENT
- bowing down
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