consenting

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She paused, with a look of expectation, as if she waited for my consenting answer.

I dare say his modesty would prevent his consenting to the plan.

He therefore ended by consenting to act as guide to the two comrades.

"I told her of your consenting to help Mr. Taylor in his dilemma," said Mother.

And no sooner had Balbi written, consenting, than Casanova explained what was to do.

And the Messenger came, and he said, "Escape, and the way is consenting."

She named an unmarried Indian, known to me, and declared that she had not been consenting.

However, I managed to bully him into consenting; but I don't trust his word.

Fancy a sweet girl like Greta consenting to link her lot with mine.

Under the circumstances, they made a mistake in consenting to the interview at all.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French consentir (12c.) "agree, comply," from Latin consentire "feel together," from com- "with" (see com-) + sentire "to feel" (see sense (n.)). "Feeling together," hence, "agreeing, giving permission," apparently a sense evolution that took place in French before the word reached English. Related: Consented; consenting.

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