ACQUIESCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACQUIESCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  assent; accept, comply, or submit tacitly or passively
Classic Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  Mr. Crawford bowed his acquiescence.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  Mrs Smith gave a most good-humoured acquiescence.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 19
3  This accounted for Mrs. Yeobright's acquiescence in the revival of an evidently sore subject.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
4  He shrugged his shoulders in ungracious acquiescence, while our visitor in hurried words and with much excitable gesticulation poured forth his story.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
5  The Prime Minister nodded his acquiescence.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
6  Her hand was concealed in the folds of her dress and he cautiously wormed his hand to it and squeezed it, overwhelmed at his own boldness and at her acquiescence.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  Something in his prompt acquiescence frightened her; she felt behind it the stored force of a patience that might subdue the strongest will.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
8  They do not see that by their tacit encouragement, their silent acquiescence, the black shadow of lawlessness in the form of lynch law is spreading its wings over the whole country.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In IV
9  David nodded, as much to signify his acquiescence with the terms; and then Hawkeye, casting another observant glance over his followers made the signal to proceed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
10  Elizabeth was exceedingly pleased with this proposal, and felt persuaded of her sister's ready acquiescence.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 25
11  Darcy shook his head in silent acquiescence.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 46
12  After a moment's recollection, therefore, concluding that prudence required dispatch, and that her acquiescence would best promote it, she walked silently towards the table, and sat down.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44
13  I inclined my head in acquiescence.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
14  Some instinct, waking at these memories, stronger than education or piety, quickened within him at every near approach to that life, an instinct subtle and hostile, and armed him against acquiescence.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
15  The policeman nodded acquiescence, and the man kneeling down placed his bag beside him.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
Example Sentence:
1  Although she appeared to acquiesce to her employer's suggestions, I could tell she had reservations about the changes he wanted made.
2  Steve seemed to acquiesce in the decision.
3  He says, US studios acquiesced to Nazi censorship of their films actively cooperated with the regime's world propaganda effort.
4  Senior government figures must have acquiesced in the cover-up.