acquiescence :

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a kwee e suhns

  • n  acceptance without protest
  • n  agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
    a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly

  • Is it necessary that a full acquiescence to Scott's demands is required to bring the stalemate to an end?
  • Unfortunately, price cuts alone do not guarantee support or acquiescence of the public.
  • The proposal will require the Chair's acquiescence in order to win approval.
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  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington Post
    We cannot be afraid or unwilling to engage,Clinton said. "Yet some suggest that this is a sign of weakness or naiveté -- or acquiescence to these countries' repression of their own people. That is wrong. The President and I believe that...
  • Mitt Romney in Washington Post
    The right course for America in a world where evil still exists is not acquiescence and weakness, it is assertiveness and strength,Romney said in a commencement address at Hillsdale College in which he cited radical Islam and Iran as threats.

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