Synonyms for acquiescing

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-wee-es
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk wiˈɛs

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Définition of acquiescing

Origin :
  • 1610s, from Middle French acquiescer (16c.), from Latin acquiescere "to become quiet, remain at rest," thus "be satisfied with," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + quiescere "to become quiet," from quies (genitive quietis) "rest, quiet" (see quiet (n.)). Related: Acquiesced; acquiescing.
  • verb agree with some reluctance
Example sentences :
  • The last nine are her reply, acquiescing with a sad dignity.
  • Extract from : « A Syllabus of Kentucky Folk-Songs » by Hubert G. Shearin
  • And yet the idea of acquiescing in his friend's sudden departure was very painful to him.
  • Extract from : « Orley Farm » by Anthony Trollope
  • And more, he was angry with himself for acquiescing in that self understood agreement.
  • Extract from : « At Fault » by Kate Chopin.
  • Angels in light, acquiescing in God's law, were at least virtually in covenant with him.
  • Extract from : « The Ordinance of Covenanting » by John Cunningham
  • Acquiescing in his wish, I said to my boy, What do I hold in my hand?
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of Robert-Houdin, ambassador, author and conjurer » by Jean Henri Robert-Houdin
  • At once there was a storm of protest, and some acquiescing voices.
  • Extract from : « For the Honor of Randall » by Lester Chadwick
  • In acquiescing in this decision, Peter had no mental reservations.
  • Extract from : « Oak Openings » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I cannot blame any non-Christian for acquiescing in this discovery.
  • Extract from : « When It Was Dark » by Guy Thorne
  • "Then only two at a time, my brother," replied Chow, acquiescing in their request.
  • Extract from : « The War Tiger » by Wiliam Dalton
  • It amounted to acquiescing in her having gone off, and was distinctly rude.
  • Extract from : « When Ghost Meets Ghost » by William Frend De Morgan

Antonyms for acquiescing

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