acquiesce acquiesce  /ˌæ kwi ˈɛs/

Definition(s):

  • (v) to agree or express agreement

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Usage(s):

  1. We should make necessary adjustments but should not acquiesce to their unreasonable demands.
  2. Because of political compulsions, Donald cannot acquiesce even to his supporters.
  3. John said that it was easire to embrace the management's policy than to grudgingly acquiesce.

News

  1. Sarah Palin Blasts The ‘Hot Mess’ in Washington [Video]

    Sarah Palin turned up the heat on Beltway politicians of both parties by deeming D.C. “one hot mess” in a wide-ranging speech today before the Faith & Freedom Coalition that touched on all the hot-button political issues and scandals. In a specific reference to the NSA PRISM issue, she declared Americans should not silently acquiesce... Read more » Sarah Palin Blasts The ‘Hot Mess’ in Washington ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Brevard NAACP president back in court over domestic violence case

    The president of the North Brevard chapter of the NAACP was silent as he left a hearing in his domestic violence case Friday. William Gary is accused of choking his wife during an argument in their home earlier in June. Gary's wife called the situation a "misunderstanding" and asked a judge to lift a no-contact order, but the judge did not acquiesce. Instead the judge reserved his ruling until ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

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Quotes

  1. "This bill spends more than the president's budget, not because it includes vast new spending initiatives but because it refuses to acquiesce to the president's reckless cuts," said Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash, lead author of the measure....
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Patty Murray Source: Forbes

  2. "We will not let this program die," Frank said, acknowledging that "if all else fails we will have to acquiesce" to the Senate.
    on Dec 12, 2007 By: Barney Frank Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "You don't normally engage in conversations by threatening to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles, and it's not a way to produce a conversation because if you acquiesce in aberrant behavior, you simply encourage the repetition of it, which...
    on Jun 21, 2006 By: John Bolton Source: USA Today

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